A vibrant and diverse borough, from the soaringheights of Canary Wharf to the bustling street market on Petticoat Lane, TowerHamlets is home to some of London’s most recognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one of London’smost diverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions that makes TowerHamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills with good qualityexperience. Based in East London, withexcellent transport links and in close proximity to Canary Wharf, our boroughis a fascinating place to work with a rich history and heritage.
It is an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a greatopportunity to join the Council and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcelaccredited Legal Team that provides services to the Council across the fullrange of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and prideourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertakein-house. We have recently restructuredour service to increase resilience, better align with the Council’s functions,and are now looking for highlycompetent, enthusiastic and motivated professionals to join the team.
Flexibleworking is available including working from home for part of the working week.
You will be one of a small team of lawyers dealing with a variety ofenforcement matters, including some high profile and exciting cases. You will be able to demonstrateexperience of conducting advocacy and litigation acrossa range of local authority regulatory functions including, but notlimited to, crime and anti-social behaviour, environmental health, tradingstandards, licensing, and enforcement under the Housing Act 2004. You will have recent experience of conductingadvocacy in the magistrates’ court.
You willbe able to conduct your own caseload with minimum supervision and will beaccustomed to working at pace in a busy team.
You mustbe a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold a Practisingcertificate.