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

Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Law Officers' Department
Salary: £92,610 - £96,726
Company: Law Officers' Department
Availability: Immediate

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

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 currently has five Legal Advisers, an Accountant, three police officers, two Civilian Investigators, an analyst, and an administrator. In preparation of an upcoming MoneyVal assessment in 2023, ECCU is recruiting two more Legal Advisers to join the team.

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 focused on medium and high-risk cases of money laundering both domestic and trans-national in nature. 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.

Should you have any questions, please contact Howard Tobias - Director - Criminal Division via email - or by phone on 01534 441478.

As an inclusive employer we will create opportunities for flexible working to attract and retain talent which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcome applications for working flexible hours, part-time working and job sharing.

For more information, including the full job description, and how to apply, click Legal Adviser

Closing date: 25 January 2023


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

Howard Tobias

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