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Solicitor

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 5 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Helen McNamara
Job Ref BCC10863

Job Description

Temporary Solicitor required for a local government organisation based in Belfast.

Starting ASAP potentially for 3 months

£19.90ph

Mon-Thurs 8.30-5pm and Fridays 8.30-4.30pm

Duties will include:

    1. To carry out professional duties as a qualified solicitor in connection with an assigned caseload primarily relating to the matters set out below.
    2. To generally advise officers of the council in relation to enforcement powers, including conducting PACE interviews, applying for search warrants, drafting summonses, directing proofs and other enforcement matters.
    3. To personally conduct prosecutions in the Magistrates Court and criminal appeals in the County Court.
    4. To conduct the defence of statutory appeals.
    5. To conduct the defence of appeals before the Planning Appeals Commission.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be:

a) be solicitors entitled to practice in Northern Ireland

b) have a third level qualification in a relevant subject, such as Law or equivalent qualification; and

Experience

Applicants must have at least 2 years relevant experience in two of the following four areas:

  1. conducting personal advocacy in the Magistrates Court
  2. advising, drafting and instituting proceedings in the Magistrates or County Court
  3. interpreting and providing legal advice on legislation and legal proceedings; and/or
  4. advising on planning applications, planning policy and other planning related matters.

If you are interested in this role please upload your CV to the link.

**PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS ROLE IS MONDAY 4TH JULY AT 12PM**