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Prosecutions Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: London City, London
Pay Details: £20.00 - £35.00 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/026791

Our client, a local authority based in London is seeking a Prosecutions Lawyer for three months initially.

The successful Prosecutions Lawyer must have experience covering the full range of enforcement matters and non- routine criminal proceedings that arise within the public sector such as benefit fraud, health & safety and food safety. Our client will be expecting the successful candidate to take over an existing caseload.

The Prosecutions Lawyer will be required to:

• have conduct of magistrate’s court cases including advocacy.

• Provide telephone and written advice to clients on general enforcement issues.

• Support casework in Legal Services where there is multi-disciplinary working.

  • Advise on licensing issues

• Demonstrate advocacy experience in order to undertake prosecutions and deal with other appropriate applications.

In order to be considered for the role, you will need current experience  in the areas mentioned above. Previous local authority experience would be advantageous.

You must be a Solicitor or Barrister with relevant PQE and hold a current Practising Certificate.

In order to apply for the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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