In-house Solicitor, FTC, Litigation experience

Practice Area: Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Regulatory
Level: Assistant, Associate, Full Time, Interim
Section: In-House
Location: Scotland, Central Belt, Edinburgh
Ref: FW7426

This is an exciting opportunity to make the move or further your career in-house.  This organisation is currently looking to recruit a solicitor who has experience of managing investigations and handling complaints.  To be considered for this role you do not need to be a qualified lawyer, although some experience in tribunals would be desired.  This position is a FTC for 2 years’.

The purpose of the role is to manage the handling and investigation of professional misconduct allegations against members of this professional body, including responsibility for the management and sign off their caseload, in compliance with the Disciplinary Scheme, legal precedents and practice and the guidelines set down by the Disciplinary Committee.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To analyse all the evidence gathered throughout an investigation and prepare and sign off Case Reports.
  • Assisting with the prosecution of cases.
  • Providing general advice as required in connection with the operation of the disciplinary scheme.
  • Providing advice as required to volunteer members of the Investigation Actuary Pool to maximise best use of their time and expertise in conducting disciplinary investigations and any subsequent prosecution.
  • Communicating effectively on complex issues and procedures with all parties involved in a disciplinary investigation
  • Sharing knowledge of best practice with colleagues across the organisation, as required, and write policies on issues arising.
  • Working closely and effectively with other members of the Disciplinary and Regulatory Teams.

There will be a mix of remote and office based working.  If this position interests you, please do not hesitate to get in touch with either Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion.  (Assignment 13063)

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