Locum Prosecutions Solicitor

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Location
East Midlands
Salary
£30 - £35 Per Hour
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Ref
EFB/6587500
Contact
Emily Bulman
Practice area
Other
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

A small and personable local authority legal team based in the East Midlands is currently recruiting for a Locum Prosecution Solicitor to join them for an on-going contract. This is a part time position with the successful applicant working three days of each week.

This legal services team provides highly efficient and effective legal advice to both its in-house client departments and to other public sector bodies across the Midlands. The team advise across a comprehensive range of local government specialities and now, due to an increased workload, they are seeking a specialist regulatory lawyer to join them.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister. Applicants should be used to working in a particularly busy environment and be able to advise expertly across the full remit of regulatory and enforcement matters
Duties will include:

  • Advising the council and managing regulatory prosecutions in the following areas:
  • Housing possession claims including rent and other breaches of tenancy
  • Mandatory possession claims
  • Closure Orders
  • Anti-social behaviour- possession, injunctions and committal proceedings
  • Disrepair
  • Unlawful evictions
  • Homelessness
  • Debt Recovery
  • Taxi Licensing prosecutions/ appeals
  • Civil Injunctions


Ideally the candidate will have experience directly gained from a Local Authority or from working on behalf of public sector clients in private practice. Knowledge of public law procedures and or the local government climate would be advantageous in this position.

An hourly rate of £30 - £35 per hour is offered for this position.

To apply for this position or for further information, please contact Emily Bulman or Philippa Turner at Venn Group on 0121 616 0660, or email midlandslegal@venngroup.com

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Venn Group aim to achieve the highest standards so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.
Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

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