Criminal Litigation Solicitor Jobs, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority
Your new company
Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit a locum Criminal Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive to work in the heart of the city centre on an ongoing basis. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.
Your new role
As a Criminal Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive, you will be working in the Criminal Team in Birmingham City Council assisting the senior legal team with their day to day duties. This will cover a variety of areas including Prosecutions, environmental health for hygiene, licensing, trading standards and enforcement. There will also be the requirement for housing enforcement relating to multiple occupancy and fraud relating to social housing. This role will involve advocacy work at both Crown and Magistrate Courts representing the council.
What you'll need to succeed
As a qualified Solicitor / Legal Executive, you will have come from a Criminal Litigation background ideally within a local authority setting for either defence or prosecution. Similar public sector organisations would be considered such as the CPS.
What you'll get in return
As part of Birmingham City Councils Big City Plan, by 2022, they will have hoped to have created an additional 50,000 jobs in the city and contributing over £2 billion to the economy each year. You will be helping to contribute to providing 65,000 square meters of new and improved public spaces and over 5,000 new homes and leisure facilities whilst valuing the city's heritage and cultural assets. This will all culminate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games bringing Birmingham once again to the world stage.
What you need to do now
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