Vulnerability Lawyer

  • Location
    Bournemouth, Dorset
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  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Legal

Vulnerability Lawyer

We are currently looking for a Vulnerability Lawyer to provide a comprehensive legal service to the Chief Constables, the OPCC's, officers and Police staff generally for both Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police. This position will be based in Bournemouth for a period of 6 months.


  • To act as a 'front line' lawyer, working alongside officers and staff to proactively seek opportunities for and advise upon the full range of civil preventative orders available for Police Forces

  • Analyse information and intelligence to identify legal opportunities to protect the vulnerable and safeguard communities

  • Work closely with officers and staff to develop legally sound evidence and Court material

  • Attend relevant Force tactical meetings across both Forces to promote safeguarding opportunities

  • Work with the CPS to evaluate orders gained upon conviction, identifying and consulting missed opportunities and providing training when necessary


  • Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or FILEX

  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Police Law

  • Ability to manage a considerable and diverse caseload providing clear advice

  • Ability to make applications in Court

  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment and to be able to offer flexibility and advice within time constraints

What we can offer you:

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

  • 29 days leave rising to 32 after a 12 week period

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

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

If you are interested, please apply. For further information, please contact us on 01392 260634

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

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