Vacancies – Legally Qualified Chairs for Police Misconduct Panels

From 1 January 2016 legally qualified chairs will replace police chairs on Police Misconduct Panels held under the Police (Conduct) Regulations 2012.

Within the Eastern Region, Police and Crime Commissioners for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk are seeking to recruit up to 20 legally qualified chairs to preside over hearings held in each of the counties.

Applications are invited from qualified lawyers who can demonstrate integrity, sound judgement, objectivity and a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

All applicants must satisfy the judicial appointment eligibility condition on a 5-year basis as set out in Section 50 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.

Appointments will be made on an initial four year term to chair hearings as and when required at a daily rate of £366.

Successful candidates will have to undergo security vetting and training.

Interviews will be scheduled for 16th, 22nd and 23rd October 2015.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 25th September 2015.

The application pack and details of how to apply are now available. All application queries can be directed to OPCC Norfolk by contacting 01953 424455 or emailing