Principal Solicitor – Part Time
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire (with occasional travel throughout the local area)
If you are seeking an engaging part time role as a Principal Solicitor, this is an exciting opportunity to become a key player within an ambitious organisation that’s constantly innovating.
Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25.
With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.
Our organisation is dedicated to advancing the economic growth of our area through investment and connectivity.
We’re currently looking for a Principal Solicitor to join us on a part time basis.
Who we are looking for:
We are seeking a highly-motivated lawyer to join our supportive and successful in-house team and run their own caseload of various criminal prosecutions.
As the Principal Solicitor, you’ll primarily work on criminal litigation and anti-social behaviour, including preparing court cases and attending hearings. You’ll also have the opportunity to deal with the licensing of local premises and taxis and acting as the Legal Adviser at hearings.
You will need the following:
– To be admitted and entitled to practice as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales or a barrister entitled to practice within England and Wales
– Experience of working in a legal office, dealing with the public and external agencies and professional advisers
Ideally, you will have strong experience in regulatory law as it affects local authorities, dealing with such things as waste and the environment, food hygiene, anti-social behaviour and traveller encampments, as well as demonstrable litigation and advocacy experience. Experience in local government would also be beneficial.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including;
– Salary of £34,530 – £58,535 (pro rata)
– 28 days’ holiday (pro rata), rising with service
– Flexible working options
– A generous employer contribution pension scheme
– Free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme
– Discounted leisure centre membership
– Tax-efficient Childcare vouchers
– Employee volunteering schemes
The closing date for applications is the 23rd April 2019.
Three Rivers District Council are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
Other organisations may call this role Senior Legal Advisor, Legal Team Manager, Qualified Lawyer, Qualified Solicitor, Qualified Barrister, Principal Legal Advisor or Lawyer.
Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform all applicants as to whether or not they have been shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
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