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Senior Litigation Lawyer

Employer
London Borough of Merton
Location
Merton, London (Greater)
Salary
MGA - £57,600- £58,725 per annum inclusive plus £3000 Golden Hello
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Spring is now upon us, and what better time to consider progressing your career. So, if you are thinking that your working life could be so much better with a rewarding and challenging role in an environment that values you, then the South London Legal Partnership (SLLP) could be the place for you.

Providing legal services to the London Boroughs of Merton, Richmond upon Thames, Sutton, Wandsworth and Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, we are able to offer employment opportunities across all aspects of local government legal work.

We are based in South West London and offer a wide range of flexible working options, including hybrid working and compressed hours.

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic applicants, keen to develop their skills in a public sector environment. Please do not be put off if you have not worked in local government before – it is your experience and determination to provide a top-class legal service which will matter most.

We have a role available for a Senior Lawyer (Enforcement & Licensing )

This opportunity is suitable for lawyers who have a proven track record in the field of enforcement primarily in the magistrates’ court (criminal and civil), as well as Licensing, and will manage a small team of experienced lawyers. We are looking for individuals who are real team players, self-motivated and flexible, who can deliver to work to tight timescales. You will be dealing with a wide range of matters acting for our Boroughs as both prosecutor or complainant in all types of regulatory enforcement and compliance including food safety, trading standards, health and safety, blue badge, dangerous structures, planning and highways, environmental, CIL recovery via Liability orders etc.  In the licensing context, you would act as legal adviser to licensing sub-committees and represent the committee on appeals.  A knowledge of local government legislation is essential. 

For further information please visit our website About SLLP (join-sllp.com)

David Fellows  email david.fellows@merton.gov.uk

Guy Bishop  email guy.bishop@merton.gov.uk  

JD and PS

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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