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Governance Lawyer

Governance Lawyer

Locum

£50 - 55 per hour

3 days per week

South East

Remote Working

We are delighted to be recruiting for a fantastic opportunity for a Governance Lawyer at a reputable Local Authority based in the South East on a locum part time basis.

Our Client is looking for experienced lawyers to join their friendly team, working varied caseloads across an initial 3-4 month contract with the view to extension. This is an excellent career step for candidates with governance experience. You will continually be stretched with challenging cases which will need your technical abilities and positive approach.

A Governance lawyer with local authority experience is highly preferable, however our client is willing to consider Governance lawyers from various backgrounds with transferable skills.

Duties for the Governance Lawyer include, but are not subject to:

  • To keep abreast of legal developments in the field of Corporate Governance and ensure that the councils Corporate Governance team operates in accordance with modern good practice
  • To support the Head of Legal Partnership in the delivery of the vision agreed by the Councils Board
  • Constitutional amendments within the local authority implemented and reviewed
  • Scheme of delegation and large projects
  • Working with standing orders on a daily basis
  • Investigating member/officer conduct

If you are interested, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Lewis Dainty in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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