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Lawyer (Case Manager)

Vacancy Summary
Public Protection Partnership
From £33799 to £44632 per annum (Grade JK)
Theale Gateway
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/05/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

The Public Protection Partnership is host to a Joint Case Management Unit working with colleagues from Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Authority and Oxfordshire County Council. In addition we manage and prosecute number of cases of regional and national significance in areas such as fraud, money laundering and unfair trading. We are now seeking an experienced lawyer to join this very busy unit.

The role will include the provision of high quality case management and prosecution support in respect of general crime and regulatory investigations. This will include evidential analysis, drafting charges, consideration of procedural applications, advocacy, the provision of advice to OIC’s and SIO’s, disclosure etc.

The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor or barrister with experience in crime and regulatory law including significant knowledge of some or all of the law enforced by trading standards, environmental health, licensing and fire and rescue services. An in-depth understanding of legal framework governing investigations is also essential.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal discussion please contact Alison Beynon, Strategic Manager – Case Management and Governance on 01635 519123 or Sean Murphy – Public Protection Manager on 01635 519930.

Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
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