Lawyer (Governance and Regulatory Team)
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Salary from £43,104 to £46,152 per annum
Closing date: Monday 8th October 2018.
Interviews: week commencing Monday 15th October 2018
An exciting opportunity to join our Legal Services Section, based on the South Coast in Worthing Town Centre, providing a joint legal service to Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council.
We are looking for a highly motivated Lawyer with substantial knowledge and experience of local government law and practice and in particular, experience in at least two of the following areas: Housing, Licensing, Planning, Information law, Enforcement and Employment law.
Reporting to the Senior Solicitor and Deputy Monitoring Officer, you will be expected to manage a busy and varied workload, undertaking advocacy in the civil and criminal Courts, and providing high quality, proactive and enabling legal advice to internal clients. You will be required to regularly advise Members and Senior Officers, and attend the Council’s Licensing and Planning Committees on a regular basis. This will involve occasional evening work.
The Council operates flexible working practices.
For an informal discussion, please telephone Susan Sale, Solicitor to the Councils and Monitoring Officer, on 01903 221119.