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Solicitor - Licensing & Prosecution

  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: RES0045
  • Published: Thu 12/09/2019, 10:31 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/09/2019, 10:31 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £35,934 - £41,675 progression to RG8: £41,675 - £44,632 plus a Market Supplement of up to £5000
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Berkshire

SOLICITOR (LICENSING AND PROSECUTIONS)

 

RG7: £35,934 - £41,675 progression to RG8: £41,675 - £44,632 plus a Market Supplement of up to £5000

Practising Certificate paid.

Full time 37 hours, Permanent

 

About us

The Council are looking to appoint a solicitor or barrister (Licensing and Prosecutions) who has relevant experience working within local government to deal with a varied and challenging caseload, including all aspects of Licensing and Prosecutions.

 

About the role

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Advising the Council’s Licensing Committee
  • Reviewing evidence, advising, and conducting prosecutions in relation to Food Safety, Trading Standards, Fraud against the Council and Housing enforcement.
  • Representing the Council as advocate in the Magistrates Court

About you

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor or barrister with 3-5 years PQE experience and able to demonstrate experience in all aspects of Licensing and Prosecutions law and practice.

 

A Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidates.

 

Our offer

We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.

 

A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

 

  • Generous holiday entitlement  - 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays - rising to 32 days after 10 years' service, with the option to buy additional leave
  • Maternity, adoption, parental and sick pay
  • A wide range of flexible working opportunities 
  • Modern working environment at the Civic Offices in the heart of Reading
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Life Assurance - three times your annual salary (for members of the LGPS)
  • On-site day nursery (Kennet Day nursery) rated outstanding by Ofsted, and a salary sacrifice scheme to help lower the cost of your nursery feesFor more information on this position please contact rachel.rogerson@reading.gov.uk.Closing date: 23rd September 2019 
  • Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change
  • Interview date: w/c 30th September 2019
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  • RES0045 JD
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: RES0045
  • Published: Thu 12/09/2019, 10:31 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/09/2019, 10:31 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £35,934 - £41,675 progression to RG8: £41,675 - £44,632 plus a Market Supplement of up to £5000
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Berkshire

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