Prosecution and Licensing Lawyer

Uxbridge, London (Greater)
£38,040 - £41,847
08 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Full time
Contract type

Prosecution and Licensing Lawyer

Group: Chief Executives Office

Location: Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW

Permanent, full-time

£38,040 - £41,847

Ref: LBH4889

About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.

About the job

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the delivery of high-quality legal advice for London's second largest council. Our ethos is based on excellent client care to ensure that these standards are met to deliver the council vision of 'putting our residents first.'

About the person

We are looking for a Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. You will have experience of criminal prosecution work, primarily undertaking advocacy in criminal proceedings with a proven track record of representing your client in the criminal Courts. You may have experience with licensing law. You will be a highly effective communicator, listener and problem solver, with a thorough knowledge of public sector law and administration.

You will be joining a highly regarded legal service with Lexcel accreditation and a proven commitment to on-going professional development.

Additional information

We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 23 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
  • career breaks
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses
  • We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

To apply, please click here.

Closing date: 31 March 2019.

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