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Lawyer - Enforcement

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: LBN02338-38145
  • Published: Thu 19/03/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/04/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newham Dockside

oneSource is a fully integrated shared legal service. We advise Newham and Havering; two busy innovative and progressive Councils which require a skilled Enforcement Lawyer to help them achieve their goals. We are constantly looking for better ways to deliver legal services and we hope you will want to be part of this exciting challenge.

Lawyer – Enforcement
Legal & Governance
£39,774 - £42,684


We are seeking an Enforcement Lawyer to join our Enforcement Legal Team. We can provide you with varied and exciting work in a dynamic business environment.

The team is based in stunning modern offices overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to central London.

You will provide legal expertise in enforcement law; contributing to the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work, to clients in both Newham and Havering.

You will be expected to cover a range of enforcement matters such as Criminal Regulatory Prosecutions in the Magistrates and Crown Court. This will include Health and Safety, Environmental Health, Fraud, and planning enforcement matters. In addition you will cover Anti Social Behaviour matters such as Closure Order and ASB Injunctions, Appeals in the First Tier Property Tribunal and Licensing Appeals.

You will also be expected to act as the legal adviser at Licensing Sub committee hearings for matters under the Licensing Act 2003 in which training will be provided if necessary.

You will have excellent legal research skills including using online resources and have the ability to apply this to practical situations. Possessing good oral and written communication skills you will be adept at drafting concise written advice, authorisations for prosecution, briefs to counsel, licensing sub committee decisions and other formal legal documentation.

In addition you will possess awareness and understanding of client needs alongside excellent client care skills.

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.


 
Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter outlining how you would be suitable for the role with due regard to the person specification attached to the job description.


Good luck with your application.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: LBN02338-38145
  • Published: Thu 19/03/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 06/04/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newham Dockside

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