Locum Prosecutions Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 6939360/001
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £35 - 45 per hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Locum Prosecutions Lawyer – £35 to £45 per hour – West Midlands

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are recruiting for a Locum Prosecutions Lawyer at a Local Authority based for the West Midlands.

This role is for an initial 3-month period on a part time, 3 days a week basis,with possibility of flexible working.

Applications are welcome from qualified Solicitors, Barristers or Legal Executives with relevant experience; ideally gained from within local government.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Handling a range of Prosecutions matters including education (fixed penalty notices, s444 offences), regulatory offences (HSE, fly-tipping, surveillance powers and Coroner’s Court cases) and environmental matters (unauthorised encampments (successfully prosecuting travellers), food hygiene, household waste notices and obtaining Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Orders)

  • Attending taxi licensing sub-committees

  • Handling the criminal aspect of highways matters

  • Managing Health and safety offences

  • Liaising with and advise a variety of stakeholders

  • Providing advice to Councillors in relation to GDPR and particularly in respect of Community Protection Notices

  • Attending GDPR meeting with Councillors


For more information about the position, please contact Tom Hoult or Ameisha Clark on 0121 616 0660. Alternatively email your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com


We look forward to receiving your application


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