Licensing/Prosecution Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
West Midlands
Salary
£30.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
HB/025525
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Part time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Our client a local authority based in the West Midlands are seeking a Licensing/Prosecutions Lawyer for three months initially.  

This vacancy is being offered on a part time basis for  2/3 days a week and around 15-21 hours per week to start from the 13th May 2019.

You will be required to carry a full and varied prosecution’s caseload including the following issues:

  • Planning,
  • School attendance issues,
  • Fraud,
  • Food safety,
  • Licensing and
  • POCA.

Previous experience within a local authority setting covering licensing, prosecutions and provision of general legal advice is preferable. Candidates with private practice experience are however encouraged to apply.

The successful Prosecutions Lawyer will need to have the ability to conduct prosecutions, with some advocacy in the Magistrates Courts. You will also need to have the ability to provide general legal support across other contentious areas such as planning enforcement and general legal research if required.

Previous experience in licensing matters and attending licensing sub-committee hearings is essential.

If you have the requisite experience, we are keen to hear from you.

Please send a copy of your updated CV to Holly Bedi – hbedi@lawabsolute.com

Please only apply for this role if you are available on no more than two weeks’ notice and, have all of the experience mentioned above.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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