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Group Solicitor

  • Location:

    Halton

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £47.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

  • Contact email:

    kore@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    KO21_1600073973

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 month

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

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.

Job Purpose:

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.

Key Tasks:

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.

Important information

£47.00

6 Months contract

Mon-Fri