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Enforcement Lawyer

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Job ID:

29489

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

London, London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

01.02.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£44,691 - £47,736 per annum

A vibrant and diverse borough, from the soaring heights of Canary Wharf to the bustling street market on Petticoat Lane, Tower Hamlets is home to some of London’s most recognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one of London’s most diverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions that makes Tower Hamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills with good quality experience. Based in East London, with excellent public transport links to Canary Wharf and the City, our borough is a fascinating place to work with a rich history and heritage.

It is an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunity to join the Council and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcel-accredited Legal Team that provides services to the Council across the full range of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and pride ourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertake-in-house. Our service is structured to ensure resilience and align with the Council’s functions. We are looking for a highly competent, enthusiastic and motivated professional to join the team.

This is a full time, permanent role based in the Town Hall with the ability to work remotely for most of the week.

About you

  • Either a qualified solicitor, barrister or Fellow of CILEX and holding a current practising certificate or with equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Experience of working in local government.
  • Experience of and willing to undertake advocacy at magistrates’ courts and tribunals.
  • We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.

NB - Previous applicants need not apply

Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.

Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.

Closing date: 25 February 2024

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets
London, London (Greater), United Kingdom

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets
London, London (Greater), United Kingdom
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Enforcement Lawyer

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Job ID:

29489

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

London, London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

01.02.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£44,691 - £47,736 per annum

A vibrant and diverse borough, from the soaring heights of Canary Wharf to the bustling street market on Petticoat Lane, Tower Hamlets is home to some of London’s most recognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one of London’s most diverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions that makes Tower Hamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills with good quality experience. Based in East London, with excellent public transport links to Canary Wharf and the City, our borough is a fascinating place to work with a rich history and heritage.

It is an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunity to join the Council and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcel-accredited Legal Team that provides services to the Council across the full range of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and pride ourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertake-in-house. Our service is structured to ensure resilience and align with the Council’s functions. We are looking for a highly competent, enthusiastic and motivated professional to join the team.

This is a full time, permanent role based in the Town Hall with the ability to work remotely for most of the week.

About you

  • Either a qualified solicitor, barrister or Fellow of CILEX and holding a current practising certificate or with equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Experience of working in local government.
  • Experience of and willing to undertake advocacy at magistrates’ courts and tribunals.
  • We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.

NB - Previous applicants need not apply

Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.

Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.

Closing date: 25 February 2024

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.