Principal Lawyer (Litigation and Licencing)

Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £55,808 - £64,346 per annum

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a Glance:-
- 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt
- 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
- Very low crime rate
- The district ranks highly for business registrations and start-ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

The Role: Principal Lawyer (Litigation and Licencing). This role will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work flexibly and/or remotely.

The Post holder will be the Principal Lawyer for Litigation and Licensing. This involves undertaking all Civil and Criminal litigation work, from advice to attendance at Court and to act as sole Legal Adviser to the Licensing Authority on all Licensing matters.

What we are looking for:
A highly motivated lawyer eligible to practice in England & Wales
5 Years PQE in Litigation & Licensing
Local Authority experience is desirable.

What we Offer:
We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible/hybrid working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 21st February 2023

This is a politically restricted post.

DBS check will be carried out for this post.

Please apply here.