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Police Co-ordinator (2493)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But, we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team, working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs.

Whichever team you join, working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things, and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

The work we do has been recognised in the awards we’ve won. We’re committed to being even better, and our awards help to show we’re on the right track.

We recognise that the office 9-5 isn’t for everyone. That’s why we’ve introduced ‘Flexible by Choice’. Whether it’s working from home, in our offices, or a combination of the both, we trust each other to support our clients, colleagues and communities at the right time, in the right way.

Our Team

As part of our wider Serious Injury team, our Police Co-ordinators manage all police lead contacts nationally, keeping colleagues up to date with any police developments and/or feedback. Operating with an innovative and agile mind-set, they will protect our market leading position with the police, through being one step ahead of our competitors by engaging internal and external contacts in targeted activity, with a view to increasing direct case referrals from police sources.

Your Role

A technical expert with a leading, hands-on role, you will operate as the “go to” referral point for new case enquiries from police sources and providing appropriate tactical guidance and improving team knowledge levels.

Key Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Assume responsibility for, co-ordinate and deliver business development activity across Irwin Mitchell (IM) nationally in your role as BD lead for Police-related activity.
  • Maintaining and further developing our engagement with police forces throughout England and Wales.
  • Maximise the opportunities with a view to ensuring that Roads Policing officers are aware of IM and the quality of services that we provide to the police and to the victims of road traffic collisions.
  • Seek to develop relationships with new police contacts nationally to secure personal referrals
  • Embedding IM brand awareness in everything that is delivered, including all training material.
  • Co-ordinate with all police lead contacts within IM offices, keeping IM colleagues up to date with any Police developments or relevant feedback within their geographic area or indeed on a national basis if relevant.
  • Maintain the number of IM Roads Policing CPD events for Roads Policing officers, Family Liaison officers and Lead Investigators.
  • To be involved in organising and delivering a programme of training.  Our courses include Roads Policing Lead Investigator / Investigating Officer training, Serious & Fatal Review training, and Advanced Roads Policing Lead Investigators.
  • Develop new online training packages for Roads Policing and FLO officers. These will be targeted to specific areas of policing and developed in conjunction with key police contacts. 
  • Ensure we are continuing to evolve our training to incorporate all/any latest developments, to maintain our ‘best in class’ position and maintain our market leading approach, staying one step ahead of our competitors.
  • Support colleagues by providing specific technical advice and support in the application of criminal law and its operational application in relation to road traffic collisions.
  • Take an active part on social media Twitter / LinkedIn and Facebook with IM community projects and promote relevant updates.
  • Support our legal teams with case selection and monitoring of road traffic collisions.
  • Use existing collision investigation skills to conduct case reviews for colleagues to assess collision dynamics with a view to providing clear advice to assist in assessing liability issues in civil cases.
What we can offer you
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

We welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to enabling everyone to thrive and understanding and celebrating our differences is a key part of that. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, on the Race At Work Charter and as Stonewall Diversity Champions. We also have a range of networks for LGBT+, disability, generations, gender, social mobility, ethnicity, faith and culture to celebrate our people and to enable everyone to thrive.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.


 
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Location
London
40 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1N 2PZ
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  • Business Area:
    Client Services Team
  • Sub-Sub-Business Area:
    Serious Injury
  • Company:
    IM LLP
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    London
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