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States of Guernsey

  • Location:

    Guernsey

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent/Full Time

  • Salary:

    O4 - £73,671 - £83,004 to SO8 - £105,381 - £118,759

  • Published:

    369 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    20 March 2023

Civil Forfeiture Lawyer

The States of Guernsey is looking to recruit a Civil Forfeiture Lawyer to join the Law Officers of the Crown. This is a full time and permanent position.
The post holder will have primary responsibility in chambers for civil forfeiture matters (subject to the oversight of the HEC, and in consultation with the Head of the Civil Litigation and Employment Unit). He or she will be required to review, advise upon and make applications in relation to the tracing, freezing and forfeiture of the proceeds of crime, including the preparation of court applications and related documentation. Some travel may be required where necessary. The post holder may also be expected to perform a representational role at recognised international groups.
Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description

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Employment Permit Information

Relocation Information 2022

Contact: Nick Whalley - Head of Operations and Transformation on tel. (07839) 101300 or Will Giles Head of Economic Crime  Unit on tel. (01481 221600) or email: nick.whalley@gov.gg or William.Giles@gov.gg    

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 20 March 2023

Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.

Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.

Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:

  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Satisfactory, Basic Police Check, which can be obtained, at the candidates own expense, from the Guernsey Vetting Bureau, New Jetty, White Rock, St Peter Port, after an offer of appointment has been made. Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft, violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit

Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

Please note that the States of Guernsey is undergoing a significant period of change and transformation. The officer must acknowledge and accept that the nature and type of duties within the role are likely to evolve and change over time in the course of that transformation.  In such circumstances and accordance with the relevant terms and conditions of employment the employer may require the transfer, and/or redeployment, of an officer to other suitable roles within the States.

All employees are expected to uphold the purpose, vision and values of Service Guernsey: one organisation, one purpose, one focus and, in particular, to exhibit behaviours that reflect the core values of teamwork, accountability, customer service and empowerment.

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