Support Lawyer – Licensing and Litigation

Cheshire East Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Licensing and Litigation Support Lawyer to join our Corporate and Regulatory Legal Team. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Licensing and Litigation Lawyer responsible for Licensing committees and conducting a substantial and varied caseload of criminal and civil litigation matters to support the Regulatory Functions of the Authority including Trading Standards, Licensing, Planning and Highways. The Suppoort Lawyer will also conduct their own case load of appropriate matters.

Legal and Governance
Grade CEC NJC – Grade 8
Salary  £26,999 –  £31,373 Per Annum
Full Time
Closing Date 01/11/2019
Ref No E420

Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities.

If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future – together.

Brighter Future

This position offers great career development opportunities. You will be joining a friendly team and, taking on a varied, and challenging licensing and litigation caseload, for an Authority located in a beautiful part of the country, which is committed to ongoing improvement in all aspects of its organisation and service delivery.

The successful candidate will have a local authority background and have the benefit of experience of working in an in-house legal team.  You will have experience of supporting and undertaking a licensing/litigation case load. You will be a team player who takes pride in delivering a high quality services and is able to work under pressure. We are looking for someone who is committed to this area of law with a genuine enthusiasm for their work.

For an informal discussion about the post, telephone Daniel Dickinson on 01270 685814.

For any enquiries please email

Please quote job reference number in all correspondence.

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

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