Wishing to add resilience to the legal section to deliver the challenging Licensing and Prosecutions work, we have an opportunity for a Solicitor to join our team at Reading Borough Council.
We are looking to appoint a Solicitor (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. This will include:
- Advising the Council’s Licensing Committee
- Reviewing evidence, advising, and conducting prosecutions in relation to Licensing, Food Safety, Trading Standards, Fraud against the Council and Housing enforcement.
- Representing the Council as advocate in the Magistrates Court
The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or legal executive with proven post qualification experience and able to demonstrate experience in all aspects of Licensing and Prosecutions law and practice.
Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email EmployeeSelfService@reading.gov.uk with details.
Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.
Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
A Standard level DBS disclosure will be sought from the successful candidate.
Closing date: 1 October 2018
Interview date: 23 October 2018