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Practice Director/Head of Law

  • Location

    East of England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 month+

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Sellick Partnership are delighted to be recruiting to a large shared legal service, for an interim Practice Director within East Anglia.

This role will appeal to candidates from a public and private sector background, who has a legal qualification and some exposure at a senior management level. You will be joining a forward thinking management team, overseeing 5 legal teams, who are committed to service improvement and providing top class services to senior officers and Elected members.

The technical skills and knowledge are really important, but equally the Head of Legal and Corporate Governance will be decisive, collaborative, empowering, clear sighted, prepared to challenge and take risks and be really adept at building effective relationships and partnerships.

The successful candidate will have support from the Chief Legal Officer, therefore this role would also be ideal for a legal professional who has up to date deputy monitoring officer and governance experience.

Practice Director/Head of Law duties:

  • Dealing with and managing the stakeholders (ie the districts and county)
  • Cover own costs by doing some fee earning, whether that is contracts, planning or d/p, FOI, contracts or litigation
  • Deal with highly political issues
  • Ensure that decision making arrangements are of the highest order and put into place effective governance and decision making frameworks
  • Actively and purposefully facilitating ambitious company growth plans by identifying opportunities and building

Good transport links and parking on site.

Flexible working arrangements and rates to be discussed.

For more information, please email or call Leah Edgar at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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