Halton Borough Council
Akton Recruitment are currently looking for a Group Solicitor - Environment and Licencing to work with one of our clients based in Halton. You will be working for the Halton Borough council.
To be a member of a team providing a comprehensive, high quality legal advisory service to Councilors and management covering all Council Functions. To contribute to the development of divisional, directorate and corporate policy.
To manage a small Group comprising a solicitor and licensing team (Licensing Manager, two licensing assistants and taxi enforcement officer) dealing with the full range of Legal Matters in relation to the following areas:- Highways, Traffic, Risk & Emergency Planning/Health & Safety Logistics, Development Services, Director of Public Health, Community & Environment, Legal Services Licensing Matters, Miscellaneous
To provide high quality legal advice to the Council, its Committees and Managers
To undertake to supervise the care and conduct of legal matters to represent and supervise the representation of the Council in Court, Tribunal Inquiries, and other proceedings.
To undertake the preparation and completion of large and related documents
To attend Committees and other meetings as required.
To implement and assist with the development of standards and procedures related to the legal work of the Council.
6 Months contract