Trading Standards, Other Roles
Competitive Salary Offered
A Litigation Lawyer with expertise in Trading Standards matters is required for a locum assignment in the East Midlands.
My client is a local authority legal team. The authority are seeking to add a Trading Standards Lawyer to their in house legal team on a full time locum basis, although part time applicants are welcomed. This is an on-going assignment with a minimum of 3 months guaranteed.
The ideal candidate will be a lawyer with a relevant qualification or the equivalent experience. Applicants should have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of litigation relevant to local government including regulatory and enforcement matters.
Specific Duties include:
· Providing legal advice and assistance to the Trading Standards Division of the Health and Communities Department in respect of trading standards and consumer protection matters
· Preparing and presenting criminal and civil cases in the Magistrate's and High Courts as necessary
· Assisting the Trading Standards Division in understanding and keeping up to date with consumer protection legislation and other relevant legislation
The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator with experience in legal administration, legislation and litigation. Specific knowledge of trading standards law is preferable.