Investigation Officer


Posted on 13th Sep 2018
CILEx Regulation
CILEx Regulation

Investigation Officer

INVESTIGATION OFFICER – Case Preparation & Presentation

Kempston (Bedford) based

Salary up to £32,000 pa (depending on experience)

CILEx Regulation is the independent regulator of choice for specialist lawyers and legal practitioners. Established by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), we regulate CILEx members, CILEx Practitioners and law firms. We oversee the education, qualification and continuing competence of those we regulate and set the standards we expect of our regulated community.

We protect and promote the public and consumer interests. Our regulatory framework is outcomes focused and for the benefit of the consumer.

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 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.

To apply please download a job description and application form from: https://www.cilexregulation.org.uk/about-us/work_for_us or telephone Debbie Moore, on Tel (01234) 844354.

Previous applicants need not apply

Closing date for applications: 21 September 2018. Interviews: TBC

Please return your completed application form to jobs@cilex.org.uk

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

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