Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a 'can do' attitude and enviable reputation. As a council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our 'Fairer Futures for All' promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.
Southwark has a varied mix of cultural communities, where over 120 languages are spoken in Southwark. We have all the challenges you'd find in any inner city area.
Southwark Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Southwark Council are recruiting for an experienced qualified Criminal/Regulatory Lawyer for the In-house Litigation Team.
You will be a confident Court Advocate and have a track record of successfully undertaking advocacy in the courts and also experience of licensing work.
You will be able to work at a pace, with a varied case load of all types of enforcement prosecution including Housing, Licensing, Planning, Markets & Street Trading, Food Safety and Environmental Protection and undertake advocacy on your own case files.
You will also support and advise the Council's Licensing Committees and provide advice to the Council's departments on a range of Regulatory matters.
For further information on the role, please contact the Head of Litigation by e-mail on,
Closing Date: 16 March 2020
Interviews and assessment: Week commencing week of 7 April 2020
This role is Grade 11, with a salary range of £40,491 - £47,274 pa.
This role also attracts an additional market factor payment of 5% of salary and benefit package of up to £2327.