Lawyer – Enforcement and Regulation

Job Ref CEX-18-20

Salary GRADE 9/ 10 (£36,921 – £44,863)

Closing Date 4th February 2021

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and able lawyer to join the in-house legal team at Warrington Borough Council.

Based within Legal Services as part of the Corporate team, you will carry a caseload of matters in a range of areas across the Council teams including at least two of the following areas; Town & Country Planning, Highways/Traffic, Licensing, Regulatory, Information Governance and Civil Law proceedings.

You will have incisive analytical skills, accurate drafting, a developed level of interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate resolution of conflict.  You will demonstrate the ability to research legal points and form an opinion, which is both decisive and professional on the varied and complex information available. You will need excellent communication skills, team skills and the ability to interpret legislation in a common sense and practical manner, having due regard to the Council’s legal responsibilities.

We offer a supportive environment within a friendly and progressive team with Lexcel accreditation.

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Clisby on 01925 442782.

Key Information

37 Hours per week

Location: 1 Time Square, WA1 2NT

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer

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