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Principal Solicitor (Criminal Litigation) - Three Rivers District Council

Closing date



£34,530 - £58,535 (pro rata)

Job description

Part time - 20 hrs per week

Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25.

With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.

Working within an ambitious council which is constantly innovating, you will play a key role within an organisation dedicated to advancing the economic growth of their area through investment and connectivity.

What we are looking for:-

We are looking for a highly motivated lawyer to join our supportive and successful in-house team to run their own caseload of varied criminal prosecutions.

Ideally you will have strong experience in regulatory law as it affects local authorities, dealing with such things as waste and the environment, food hygiene, anti-social behaviour and traveller encampments, as well as demonstrable litigation and advocacy experience.

You will have the opportunity of dealing with the licensing of local premises and taxis and acting as the Legal Adviser at licensing hearings. You will be motivated, enthusiastic and keen to provide a high standard of legal advice and support to the Council. Experience in Local Government is desirable.

Flexible working for this role is welcomed.

What we offer:-

We offer an excellent benefits package, including;

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days
  • A generous employer contribution pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme
  • Discounted leisure centre membership
  • Tax-efficient Childcare vouchers
  • Employee volunteering schemes

How to apply:-

For an informal discussion please contact Anne Morgan on 01923 727206.

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert.

Completed applications should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council or returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall.

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Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and in service. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform all applicants as to whether or not they have been shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.