Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.
A vibrant anddiverse borough, from the soaring heights of Canary Wharf to the bustlingstreet market on Petticoat Lane, Tower Hamlets is home to some of London’s mostrecognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one of London’s mostdiverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions that makes TowerHamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills with good qualityexperience. Based in East London, with excellent transport links and in closeproximity to Canary Wharf, our borough is a fascinating place to work. Inaddition to possessing a rich history and heritage, we have a strong corporatecommitment to excellence and progress, with service to the community at theheart of everything we do.
It is an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunityto join the Council and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an establishedLexcel accredited Legal Team that provides services to the council across thefull range of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and prideourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertakein-house. We have recently restructured our service to increase resilience,better align with the council’s functions and are now looking for highlycompetent, enthusiastic and motivated professionals to join the team.
You will be one of a small team of lawyers dealing with a varietyof enforcement matters, including some high profile and exciting cases. You will be able todemonstrate experience of providing support across arange of local authority regulatory functions including but not limitedto crime and anti-social behaviour, environmental health, trading standards,licensing and enforcement under the Housing Act 2004You will have recent experience of conducting advocacy and be willing toundertake some.
Youwill be able to conduct your own caseload with minimum supervision and will beaccustomed to working at pace in a busy team.
Youmust be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold apractising certificate.
Recent applicants should not reapply
Test & Interviews will be held on: 20th January 2020