• Location
    Totnes, Devon
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Defence and Military
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Legal


We currently have an opportunity for a Paralegal to join Devon & Cornwall Police in Totnes on a full time basis. The main responsibility of the role is to handle pre-action civil and other litigation on behalf of Devon & Cornwall Dorset Police, and to handle a caseload dealing with Operation files.


  • Investigate and action claims against the Force

  • Respond to pre-action and employer liability letters of claim

  • Assist Lawyers in handling legal proceedings in Courts and Tribunals

  • Provide support for legal hearings

  • Prepare and deliver presentations

  • Provide specialist advice and knowledge


  • Previous experience and knowledge of legal principles and systems

  • Previous experience and knowledge of litigation and contested matters generally

  • Ability to handle large and diverse workload

  • Effective communication skills

  • Adaptable to change and resilient

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work within Devon & Cornwall Police - and as such have access to future permanent roles on offer via their intranet site

  • Ability to apply for a 'Blue Light' discount card

  • Numerous benefits available through Adecco Boost (including eye sight tests, discounted vouchers and wellbeing centre)

The successful applicant will be subject to stringent vetting and referencing checks prior to commencing employment.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Megan Wallace