Principal Solicitor

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner is currently seeking applications for a Principal Solicitor to join our team.


As a Principal Solicitor you will assist the Head of Legal Services in the effective delivery of a broad range of legal services to the Commissioner and PIRC Senior Management Team (SMT), in particular legal work associated with litigation and advice. 

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Key information

  • Location: Hamilton (Hybrid)
  • Salary: £57,141 - £71,243
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Hours: around 0.6 FTE of 37 hours
  • Deadline: Wednesday, 29th May

Candidate information pack

Our candidate information pack provides you with all the relevant details relating to this vacancy.

It includes:

  • Job description
  • Competencies
  • Person specification
  • Vetting details
  • Job benefits
  • Our selection process
Download the candidate information pack

How to apply

Please read the candidate information pack and download the application form. 

Your completed application form should be emailed to: 

Applicants who have not been contacted by us within three weeks of the closing date, should assume they have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Please note: 

We do not accept CVs. 
We are unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.

Download the application form