Investigation Officer / Legal Compliance Officer

Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Up to £32000 per annum
24 Jul 2018
21 Aug 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Investigation Officer

Location: Kempston, Bedford

Salary: up to £32,000 pa, depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 28th August 2018

Interview Date: 7th September 2018

The Company is the independent regulator of choice for specialist lawyers and legal practitioners. They oversee the education, qualification and continuing competence of those they regulate and set the standards they expect of their regulated community.

They protect and promote the public and consumer interests and as such their regulatory framework is outcomes focused and for the benefit of the consumer.

The Role:

An opportunity has arisen for an Investigation Officer to join our small and friendly Enforcement team. Working with the Investigation Manager, you will deal with allegations of professional misconduct and complaints about lawyers and other legal professionals, and take responsibility for your own caseload of investigations.

You will liaise with complainants, CILEx members and other relevant parties, to provide a transparent service. You will be responsible for preparing cases for tribunal and presenting them appropriate cases to a Disciplinary Tribunal or Appeals Panel.

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have a legal qualification and experience of legal practice. Experience of professional regulation or disciplinary proceedings would be advantageous. You will also have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders and possess excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills.

Advocacy experience or proven ability to present confidently is desirable.

Company offers:

Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlement and training opportunities. Flexible working will also be considered.

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Investigation Officer, Legal Investigation Officer, Investigation Executive, Investigation Assistant, Legal Compliance Officer, Enforcement Procedure Officer , Regulatory Investigation Officer may also be considered for this role.

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