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Principal Governance Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £500 per day

  • Consultant:

    Brogan Connolly

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months+

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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Principal Governance Lawyer

£500 umbrella per day

Locum, Full-time

London, majority remote-working

Principal Governance Lawyer required to join a well-regarded London local authority on a locum basis to assist with governance related matters. Our client is looking for somebody with local government background in a similar, senior level role to hit the ground running.

This contract will be an initial 3 - 6 months, with likelihood to be on-going and long term. They are looking to pay a daily rate of £500, umbrella pay. You will be working predominantly remotely, with some ad-hoc office attendance as and when required.

Key responsibilities of the Principal Governance Lawyer:

  • Supporting the Monitoring Officers in strengthening corporate governance and ethics
  • Dealing with Code of Conduct complaints
  • Leading on public law matters across various legal disciplines at multiple sites
  • Attending committee meetings to provide legal and governance advice
  • Contributing to the strategic management of Legal Services

On offer:

  • Flexible working
  • Extremely competitive daily rate
  • On-going, long-term contract

This opportunity would be suitable to somebody living a commutable distance from London, with relevant public sector, governance experience. The client is keen to get someone in as soon as possible, therefore if you believe this is suited to you and your background, please apply now through the link, or alternatively send your CV to brogan.connolly@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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