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Police Misconduct Panels - Legally Qualified Chairs (LQC)

Police Misconduct Panels - Legally Qualified Chairs (LQC)


From 1 January 2016 legally qualified chairs will replace police chairs on Police Misconduct Panels held under the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012.

Within the North Eastern Region, Police and Crime Commissioners for Northumbria, Durham, Cleveland, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Humberside are seeking to recruit up to twenty legally qualified chairs to preside over hearings held in each of their police areas.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified lawyers who can demonstrate integrity, sound judgement, objectivity and a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity.

Applicants must satisfy the judicial appointment eligibility condition on a five year basis as set out in Section 50 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.

Appointments will be made on an initial five year term to chair hearings as and when required at a daily rate of £350, plus approved rates for preparation time and reasonable, approved expenses.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo security vetting and training.

Details of how to apply are on any of the OPCC websites for the North Eastern Region as listed above. All application queries can be directed to OPCC Cleveland by e-mailing or contacting 01642 301623. Closing Date for applications is 23:59hrs, Sunday 25th October 2015. Selection Panels will be scheduled during the period of 9th - 20th November 2015.

Application Documentation

How to Apply 
Terms of Appointment 
Appendix A - Legally Qualified Chair - Job Description
Appendix B - NPPV LEVEL 2 

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