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Solicitor (Licensing or Prosecutions)

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Job ID:

12685

Practice Area(s):

Licensing, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

Berkshire, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

04.02.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

RES0082
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Job Description:

RG7/8b (SCP 33-42) £35,934 - £44,632 pa (gateway at SCP 36) plus a Market Supplement of £4,000 to SCP 39 and £5,000 to SCP 42 and Practising Certificate paid.

About us
The Council are looking to appoint a Solicitor or Barrister (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.  
 
About the role
Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Advising the Council’s Licensing Committee.
  • Reviewing evidence, advising, and conducting prosecutions in relation to Food Safety, Trading Standards, Fraud against the Council and Housing enforcement.
  • Representing the Council as advocate in the Magistrates Court.
About you
You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with 3-5 years PQE experience and able to demonstrate experience in all aspects of Licensing and Prosecutions law and practice.
 
Our offer
We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.
 
A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:
  • Generous holiday entitlement – 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays - rising to 32 days after 10 years' service, with the option to buy additional leave.
  • Maternity, adoption, parental and sick pay.
  • A wide range of flexible working opportunities.
  • Modern working environment at the Civic Offices in the heart of Reading.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Life Assurance - three times your annual salary (for members of the LGPS).
  • On-site day nursery (Kennet Day nursery) rated outstanding by Ofsted, and a salary sacrifice scheme to help lower the cost of your nursery fees.
  • Lease car salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to lease a brand new, greener car for three years. The monthly fee includes insurance, servicing and road tax.
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) to help you save for your retirement.
  • 'Your Reading Passport' scheme - competitive rates for local gyms.
  • Eye care - help towards an eye test and glasses, if you use a computer at work.
For more information on this position please contact rachel.rogerson@reading.gov.uk
 
Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2757 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.
 
Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. Please be aware that for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
 
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.
 
Closing date: Monday 24 February 2020

Interview date: w/c 2 March 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below. 
 
Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change.
 
A Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidates.
Employer Info
Reading Borough Council
Berkshire, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom

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Reading Borough Council
Berkshire, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom
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Solicitor (Licensing or Prosecutions)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

12685

Practice Area(s):

Licensing, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

Berkshire, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

04.02.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

RES0082
col-wide   

Job Description:

RG7/8b (SCP 33-42) £35,934 - £44,632 pa (gateway at SCP 36) plus a Market Supplement of £4,000 to SCP 39 and £5,000 to SCP 42 and Practising Certificate paid.

About us
The Council are looking to appoint a Solicitor or Barrister (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.  
 
About the role
Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Advising the Council’s Licensing Committee.
  • Reviewing evidence, advising, and conducting prosecutions in relation to Food Safety, Trading Standards, Fraud against the Council and Housing enforcement.
  • Representing the Council as advocate in the Magistrates Court.
About you
You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with 3-5 years PQE experience and able to demonstrate experience in all aspects of Licensing and Prosecutions law and practice.
 
Our offer
We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.
 
A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:
  • Generous holiday entitlement – 24 days holiday each year plus bank holidays - rising to 32 days after 10 years' service, with the option to buy additional leave.
  • Maternity, adoption, parental and sick pay.
  • A wide range of flexible working opportunities.
  • Modern working environment at the Civic Offices in the heart of Reading.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Life Assurance - three times your annual salary (for members of the LGPS).
  • On-site day nursery (Kennet Day nursery) rated outstanding by Ofsted, and a salary sacrifice scheme to help lower the cost of your nursery fees.
  • Lease car salary sacrifice scheme allowing you to lease a brand new, greener car for three years. The monthly fee includes insurance, servicing and road tax.
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) to help you save for your retirement.
  • 'Your Reading Passport' scheme - competitive rates for local gyms.
  • Eye care - help towards an eye test and glasses, if you use a computer at work.
For more information on this position please contact rachel.rogerson@reading.gov.uk
 
Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2757 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.
 
Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. Please be aware that for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
 
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.
 
Closing date: Monday 24 February 2020

Interview date: w/c 2 March 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below. 
 
Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change.
 
A Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidates.