Solicitor (Licensing and Regulatory)

Organisation
Moray Council
Reference
VAC-13489
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Licensing, Regulation
Location
Elgin HQ
Salary
Grade 9 (£33,364.50 - £37,021.40)
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Moray Council is responsible not just for improving life in the area; we're also committed to making a real difference to the lives of those we serve at all levels.

Job Description

The post of Solicitor will normally have a focus in one of the following areas, in this case Licensing and Regulatory Services, but may be required to work across areas:

  • Provision of the Litigation and Social Care Service including representation of the Council in Court and Tribunals etc.
  • Provision of the Licensing and Regulatory Service including acting as Depute Clerk to the Licensing Board and Legal Adviser to the Licensing Committee.
  • Provision of the Property and Contracts Service.

It will also involve:

  • Provision of legal advice to Committees, Members and Officers of the Council both written and verbal.
  • Co-operation with other solicitors and assisting in the provision of support and training for Paralegals.
  • Undertaking such other duties as may from time to time be allocated.