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Legally Qualified Persons

The Police and Crime Commissioners for Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside are seeking to recruit Legally Qualified Persons who will be required to preside over Police Misconduct Panels for the Police Forces in the North West Region. These Panels hear gross misconduct cases for police officers, below the rank of Superintendent.

Applications are sought from qualified lawyers who can demonstrate integrity and independence of mind, commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, sound judgement and an objective approach to issues presented.

The NW PCCs are fully supportive of diversity, equality and inclusion and strive to employ a workforce which is representative of the community it serves. Applications are welcomed from all underrepresented groups and support will be made available throughout the recruitment process for all applicants. Under-represented groups include:

• Females

• Those from a Black or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, including non-visible ethnic minorities such as Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Gypsy/Travellers.

• Individuals from the LGBT+ community

• People with disabilities

• All other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be able to satisfy the appointment eligibility condition, (Section 50 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007) for the duration of the term of office.

How to Apply
To apply for this role, please complete the application form. Application forms should be completed and submitted via email by 12 noon on Wednesday 10th April 2024 to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire:

LQP Job Description

Who’s Who 2024

LQP Application Form

Remuneration Guidance 2024

For any further information, please contact Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office on tel. 01772 533587, email or visit


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