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Enforcement & Litigation - Prosecutions Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC1110PROSECLA
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified
Job description: ENFORCEMENT & LITIGATION - PROSECUTIONS LAWYER

Location: London Central
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Qualified 2 PQE+
Salary: Hourly rate dependent on experience

A placement for a Senior Prosecutions Lawyer to work within the Enforcement & Litigation team of a local authority in Central London for a period of 4 months with a likely extension. The placement is full time with flexible start and finish times. You will be working as a Senior Prosecutions Lawyer running an existing caseload of criminal prosecutions including conducting advocacy in the Magistrates' Courts. The ideal candidate will have current experience of Alcohol Licensing Law and have 2 years' PQE of criminal prosecutions including advocacy.

Responsibilities:
*Have conduct of Magistrates' Court cases including advocacy
*Provide telephone and written advice to clients on general enforcement issues
*Support multi-disciplinary casework in Legal Services
*Maintain high standards of client care
*Undertake advocacy in prosecutions and other applications
*Act as a legal advisor at evening Licensing Sub-committee meetings
*Conduct criminal prosecutions
Requirements:
*Experience of working for a local authority
*Have current experience in Alcohol Licensing Law and general licensing law
*Competent and self-motivated
*Team player
*Excellent organisational skills
*Experience in the usual enforcement matters and non-routine matters including, but not limited to benefit fraud, food safety, health and safety
*Run a full caseload of existing files
*Work in a 'hot-desking' environment

Benefits:
*Flexible start and finish times
*Competitive rates of pay dependent on experience

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

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