Advisory Lawyer

  • National excluding London
  • £57,566 - £62,451 GBP / Year
  • Apr 29, 2024
  • Salary:£57,566 - £62,451

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is recruiting an Advisory Lawyer to join the Legal Services Division’s expanding team working on the Building Safety Regulator function of HSE.

The work of the BSR legal team is wide ranging, interesting and challenging. It encompasses criminal and civil proceedings, appeals against civil sanctions in the context of regulation of the building control profession, and supporting BSR’s role as a statutory consultee in planning applications and Inquiries. BSR is playing a key role in HSE’s work to ensure people feel safe where they live, where they work, and in the built environment.


  • Provide legal advice to the organisation on the regulatory framework for the BSR on a wide range of topics, including operational and policy issues
  • Handle your own caseload of enforcement cases, providing advice on investigations, making the decisions to proceed and conducting any resulting court proceedings (civil and criminal)
  • Respond to appeals (in the First Tier Tribunal) against enforcement notices issued by the BSR.
  • Work with senior legal, operational and policy colleagues to implement and manage the enforcement of the BSR regime and contribute to shaping and designing new processes to support collaborative working
  • Contribute to work with legal professionals in the Government Legal Department on wider policy aspects of the BSR
  • Contribute to the devising and delivery of relevant legal training and the delivery of written legal guidance on the BSR’s remit
  • Contribute to delivering the Legal Services Division’s HSE wide corporate objectives

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