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26,866.00 - 30,896.00  per year



London UK


Full time

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Sep 26, 2017

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The Solicitor to the Inquiry plays an integral part of the workings of Inquiry, providing advice to the Chair, Panel and secretariat to support the effective delivery of the Inquiry remit. A team of paralegals will join the solicitor?s team to support the Solicitor to the Inquiry deliver his work. The jobholder will be responsible for: ? Using the Inquiry's electronic document management system (EMS) to prepare/review documents that have been provided to the Inquiry by core participants and other individuals and organisations. ? Describing documents and completing metadata coding requirements on the EMS. ? Assessing the relevance of a document to the Inquiry's work and indicating where a document relates to one or more of the Inquiry's current investigations. ? Identifying information within a document that constitutes personal data within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998 and applying redactions to said data. ? Applying other redactions as instructed by the Solicitor's team in accordance with the provisions in the Inquiries Act 2005 and Inquiry Rules 2006. ? Preparing documentation for disclosure. ? Preparing hearing bundles. Person specification Essential Criteria The jobholder must demonstrate the following essential criteria in their application job history. The panel will initially shortlist based on demonstration of these essential criteria in the job history alone. ? First degree at 2:1 or above. ? Experience of working in a legal environment. ? Law degree or GDL. Desirable Criteria ? High level of academic achievement. ? Academic background in law. ? Previous experience working on a public inquiry or other similar large scale inquiry or investigation. ? Experience working with electronic document management systems (EMS). Qualifications ? Law degree of GDL essential ? LPC or BVC desirable Background The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is one of the most important and high profile public inquiries ever established. The work we do reaches into a broad spectrum of institutions including government, health, education and religious institutions. Our role is to identify, understand and learn from the institutional failings that allowed child sexual abuse to happen in the past, and to make robust recommendations to prevent that abuse from happening in the future. The Inquiry is chaired by Professor Alexis Jay OBE, who is supported by a Panel, Secretary, Counsel and Solicitor. Notes for candidates This roles will require SC clearance. In most cases, to undergo this security vetting you will need to have been resident within the UK for the past three years. Other checks may also be completed. Whilst DBS is not currently a requirement for this role, due to the dynamic nature of the Inquiry you may be requested to pass a DBS check further into your employment. This role is time limited, and the reason why the role is for a fixed period is because the Inquiry is a time-limited project. This post is therefore offered on a fixed term appointment basis, or loan for existing civil servants. If you are an existing civil servant, you will need to ensure you have approval to be released on loan before applying, this also applies if you are currently working for the Inquiry on a loan basis and you must seek approval from your parent department before applying. You will be appointed on inward loan and subject to the terms of the agreed inward loan agreement. For Home Office staff this post is offered on voluntary transfer terms and no excess fares for travel to work or allowances will be payable. QualificationsFirst degree at 2:1 of to or above CompetenciesWe'll assess you against these competencies during the selection process:Delivering at paceFor further information and details of how to apply please visit the Civil Service Website

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