Senior Legal Advisor

Posted 9 March by Capita Easy Apply

Senior Legal Advisor

Capita are the preferred recruitment supplier for a leading Regulator who are expanding and leading the way as an independent body. We are looking to recruit a Senior Legal Advisor to work as a member of the Legal team responsible for the provision of litigation and regulatory advice

The job holder will have responsibility for managing the organisation's defence of statutory appeals at magistrates' courts including case management and conducting advocacy in courts across England & Wales.

Duties will include
Responsibility for advising on the organisations criminal prosecutions, including considering investigation papers, advising on whether prosecutions should be undertaken, preparing cases for trial, instructing counsel and liaising with defence solicitors

Delivering high quality and timely advice on all other legal matters arising, including public law, corporate law and regulatory law matters
Providing advice on the Private Security Industry Act 2001, making recommendations for legislative amendment where necessary
Providing advice to the Executive Team and the Board on UK and European legislation as required to ensure compliance and inform strategic direction and risk management
Drafting correspondence for the Chief Executive/on behalf of the organisation where required

Candidates applying will be a solicitor or barrister with extensive post qualification experience qualified in England and Wales with current practising certificate. Experience in criminal and regulatory law work, including advising on prosecutions is also required.

ARC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34650667

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