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Head of Legal

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £500 - £700 per day

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

  • Email:

    laura.smith@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    924717_1652864382

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6+ Months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-17

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Locum Head of Legal

6 months+

South East

Local Authority

Hybrid Working

£500 -700 per day

Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Legal to join a Local Authority in the South East of England for an initial 6 month period with the view this could be extended further.

The successful Head of Legal will ideally be able to go into the office 1-2 days per week, working on a hybrid working model.

Candidates must be a qualified lawyer and will ideally have previous management experience within Local Government.

As a Head of Legal, your role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Providing leadership and supporting the corporate governance of the Council
  • To work closely with Elected Members and provide leadership, guidance and direction to colleagues within the Legal and Democratic Services function, including Elections and Information Governance
  • To be the Council's principal legal advisor and the Council's Monitoring Officer
  • To ensure that Council contracts, policies and procedures, including election issues, are in accordance with the latest developments of both national and European legislation (whilst relevant).

The successful Head of Legal will be joining highly rated and professional Local Authority, so apply NOW to ensure you do not miss this new opportunity!

If interested in the role and want to know more, please contact Laura Smith at our Manchester office now on 0161 834 1642 or laura.smith@sellickpartnership.co.uk , to find out more about this great opportunity.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including underrepresented and disadvantaged groups and those with disabilities.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.