South East England, England
£40 - £45 per hour
2 months ago
£45 per hour
4 days per week
Predominantly 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 basis.
Our Client is looking for experienced lawyers to join their friendly team, working varied caseloads across the three partner authorities. This is a great career step. You will continually be stretched with challenging cases/projects which will need your technical abilities and positive approach. Attendance at some evening committee meetings may be required.
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 lead on all Corporate Governance items ensuring that it provides legal services to the three authorities in accordance with Lexcel standards and in a way that reflects the council
- To be the most senior fee earner in the Corporate Governance team providing high level legal advice services to elected members, including committees and to senior managers and staff across the authorities and to any other customer in accordance with Lexcel standards and in a way that reflects the council values.
- 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/Principal Lawyer (Corporate Governance and Contentious) in the delivery of the vision agreed by the Councils
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 Zanub Najmi in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.
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