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Principal Lawyer - Enforcement and Regulatory

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    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

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    Leah Edgar

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    over 1 year ago

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Interesting long term contract for a legal professional who has recent local authority experience and has dealt with litigation matters, across a range of regulatory functions.

The successful Principal Lawyer will join the Enforcement team within a large, diverse London based Local Authority and will be expected to:

- Conducting litigation across areas such as; crime and anti-social behaviour, environmental health, licensing, and enforcement under the Housing Act 2004

- Lead a small team of lawyers dealing with a variety of enforcement matters, including some high profile cases

- Conducting advocacy where necessary

- Attend management meetings and advise at Licensing Committee; providing legal comments on committee reports relating to enforcement matters


- You must have previous experience of leading a team

- Licensing experience

- Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or FILEXwith significant PQE and hold a practicing certificate

This is a full time role, with flexible working and a competitive hourly rate on offer. The council is in a great location, easily accessible to public transport; however this role will be remote working for the forseeable.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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