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Sheku Bayoh Inquiry- Assistant Solicitor

Assistant Solicitor for Sheku Bayoh Inquiry

The Scottish Inquiry is currently seeking an experienced Assistant Solicitor to join the legal team for the Sheku Bayoh Inquiry.

As an Assistant Solicitor, you will work closely with the Counsel team and the Chair to support the inquiry process.

This is a technical role that requires excellent analytic skills and experience working with a high volume of legal documentation.


  • Analyse a high volume of legal documentation assessing for relevancy to the Inquiry terms of reference

  • Take witness statements for future hearings

  • Work on the redaction and disclosure of the relevant documentation

  • Prepare advice and submissions to the Chair


  • Experience working at a Public Inquiry

  • Experience taking in-person witness statements and drafting statements

  • Experience drafting rule 8 requests under the Inquiries (Scotland) Rules

  • Experience with redaction

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience working with high volumes of evidence and providing detailed legal analysis of that material

The successful candidate for this role will have a law degree and be a qualified solicitor with a current practising certificate.


If you meet the qualifications and requirements for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter to be considered for this position.

Email: or call on 01772208969 .

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