Regulatory Lawyer

Ashford Borough Council
Ashford, Kent
up to £49,751 p.a. pro rata
Closing date
19 May 2021

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Regulatory Lawyer
for environmental health/port health work & litigation
Part-Time circa 22 hours per week

Salary up to £49,751 p.a. pro rata (including Leased Car/Car Allowance), depending on skills and experience, plus generous tax-free Relocation Allowance, if applicable

Ashford Borough Council has earned a reputation for innovation, infrastructure and entrepreneurship. We are now setting up a new Port Health Service and this exciting project has created new opportunities.

Our strong in-house Legal Service requires an experienced Regulatory lawyer, to undertake a broad range of legal work, relating to the Council’s regulatory and licensing functions, with particular emphasis on environmental health/port health and litigation. 

We put people first.   Recognising the importance of a good work-life balance for health and well-being, we focus on productivity rather than hours.  

We offer an excellent benefits package including:-

  • flexible and home-working
    empowerment to manage your own time
    maternity, paternity or shared parental leave
    salary-linked pension

We are keen to hear from you if you are a proficient, pro-active and responsive lawyer with strong, positive communication and influencing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to achieve the best practical outcomes for the Council and the public we serve.

You will have strong recent post-qualification experience (ideally, some within a local government environment) in the above and/or similar areas of work.

Ashford Borough has one of the highest scores for “Quality of Life”.   Ashford is a fast-growing town in the heart of the “Garden of England”, just 38 minutes from London by high-speed train, 45 minutes from the M25, and with Continental Europe on its doorstep.   It boasts good schools (including grammar schools), relatively low house prices, and a variety of leisure/retail venues, restaurants and parks.   It is an exciting, prosperous and environmentally-friendly place to live and work.

Our offices are adjacent to a Leisure Centre, and just five minutes’ walk from both Ashford town centre and Ashford International station.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Terry Mortimer, Solicitor to the Council

& Monitoring Officer on 01233 330210 or email:  or Samantha Clarke, Principal Litigator on 01233 330214 or email:

To view a Job Description and to apply visit the jobs page of our website

Closing date: 24 May 2021

Ashford Borough Council recognises the need to ensure the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults when they come into contact with the services we provide

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