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Legal Adviser, Economic Crime and Confiscation Unit - Law Officers' Department

Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Law Officers' Department
Salary: £80878 - £87435
Company: Law Officers' Department
Availability: Immediate

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Legal Adviser - Economic Crime and Confiscation Unit – Based in Jersey Financial Crimes Unit (“JFCU”) at Police Headquarters

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Economic Crime and Confiscation Unit (“ECCU”) at the Law Officers’ Department in Jersey, which was established in 2017. The team is split between Morier House and Police Headquarters (“PHQ”) in Jersey. The team has four Legal Advisers (two based at the Police Station), two Assistant Legal Advisers, one Forensic Accountant, one Detective Sergeant and a Civilian Investigator. The focus of the work is on significant economic crime risk to Jersey and prosecuting complex international financial crime and money laundering cases. In addition, the work will include reviewing Suspicious Activity Reports (“SARs”) and preparing applications for the forfeiture of assets under the Forfeiture of Assets (Civil Proceedings)(Jersey) Law 2018.

You will provide advice and give comprehensive legal guidance in mainly, although not exclusively, medium, and high-risk criminal and matters including requests for mutual legal assistance. The work will be interesting, challenging and varied, working with different government agencies both in Jersey and internationally. You will have the support of a friendly, inclusive, and highly professional team at the Law Officers’ Department, under the leadership of the Attorney General for Jersey.

For an informal discussion please contact the Director - Criminal Division Howard Tobias on 01534 441478, or email

For more information or to apply online, click Legal Adviser

 Deadline for applications is 5:00pm on 14 March 2021


For more information or to apply for this job please contact:

Howard Tobias

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