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Interim Head of Legal

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Interim Head of Legal

3-6 months +


Interim Head of Legal is required to join a local authority in Bedfordshire on an interim basis for a period of 3-6 months whilst permanent recruitment takes place.

Duties will include;

  • Acting as a lead in strategic and operational finance and budget management
  • Attending Code of Conduct hearings
  • Managing a team of principal lawyers
  • Leading and transforming various teams in local government (legal, constitutional services, elections, civic office, land charges and procurement) and shared services
  • Ensuring appropriate corporate governance arrangements are in place across the Council
  • Generating additional income for the authority and reducing external legal spend

We encourage interested applicants seeking part time or full time to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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