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Enforcement & Licensing Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking an Enforcement & Licensing Lawyer / Senior Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis. Please find below further details with regards to this position.

ROLE: Enforcement and Licensing Lawyer
LOCATION: South London
RATE: £35.00 to £50.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 6 months with possibility of extension

Please note that this role would require office attendance 1 day per week and court attendance when required.

The Role

  • A Lawyer or Senior Lawyer level position acting as both prosecutor and complainant in all types of regulatory enforcement
  • Matters will include food safety, trading standards, health and safety, blue badge, dangerous structures, planning and highways, environmental, CIL recovery etc
  • The successful applicant will conduct their own advocacy in the magistrates' court but will instruct counsel where appropriate
  • The senior position would involve the management of 3 members of staff within the team

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a current practising certificate - PQE/experience will determine the rate of pay
  • A knowledge of local government legislation is essential

The Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Weekly payroll options

If this Litigation Lawyer role sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £500.