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Enforcement and Regulatory Solicitor

Enforcement and Regulatory Solicitor

  • Warrington Borough Council is the local authority of Warrington. It is a unitary authority, having the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. It provides a full range of local government services including Council Tax billing, libraries, social services, processing planning applications, waste collection and disposal, and it is a local education authority.
  • Based within Legal Services as part of the in-house Corporate team, you will carry a caseload of matters in a range of areas across the Council teams including at least two of the following areas; Town & Country Planning, Highways/Traffic, Licensing, Regulatory, Information Governance and Civil Law proceedings
  • You will provide advice, guidance and support to Councillors and officers including providing advice and assistance on committee reports and procedure. This will regularly include high profile, contentious and complex decision-making on land and property matters.
  • You have a sound knowledge of local government law particularly relating to local government decision-making and vires which is unlikely to have been obtained in under five years of PQE.
  • You will need excellent communication skills, team skills and the ability to interpret legislation in a common sense and practical manner, having due regard to the Council’s legal responsibilities.
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Warrington Borough Council