Lawyer (Enforcement) - London Borough of Tower Hamlets
PO3 - £38,403 - £41,465
A vibrant and diverse borough, from the soaring heights of Canary Wharf to the bustling street market on Petticoat Lane, Tower Hamlets is home to some of London's most recognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one of London's most diverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions that makes Tower Hamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills with good quality experience. Based in East London, with excellent transport links and in close proximity to Canary Wharf, our borough is a fascinating place to work with a rich history and heritage.
It is an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunity to join the Council and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcel accredited Legal Team that provides services to the Council across the full range of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and pride ourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertake in-house. We have recently restructured our service to increase resilience, better align with the Council's functions, and are now looking for highly competent, enthusiastic and motivated professionals to join the team.
Flexible working is available including working from home for part of the working week.
You will be one of a small team of lawyers dealing with a variety of enforcement matters, including some high profile and exciting cases. You will be able to demonstrate experience of conducting advocacy and litigation across a range of local authority regulatory functions including, but not limited to, crime and anti-social behaviour, environmental health, trading standards, licensing, and enforcement under the Housing Act 2004. You will have recent experience of conducting advocacy in the magistrates' court.
You will be able to conduct your own caseload with minimum supervision and will be accustomed to working at pace in a busy team.
You must be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold a Practising certificate.
TEST/INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON: 16 JULY 2019.
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