• If you can lead a team, operate at a strategic level and be able to provide leadership and direction to a team of lawyers, we welcome your application to join West Midlands & Staffordshire Police Forces as Principal Lawyer.
  • Working alongside experienced lawyers, this in-house role will be based in the heart of the West Midlands and will provide high quality legal services to more than 10,000 officers and staff. The Joint Legal Services acts for the Chief Constables of Staffordshire Police, West Midlands Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire on all legal matters affecting the forces.
  • Joint Legal Services advises on a range of matters including high profile investigations, civil litigation, public law, inquests and inquiries, employment law, discrimination, information law, commercial and procurement and operational policing matters including advice on counter-terrorism.
  • You will be able to demonstrate an understanding and application of police law, regulations and best practice, and also able to handle complex and high profile legal work with minimal supervision.
  • You will be both innovative, inspirational, focused and flexible within the working environment and also an excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills.