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Senior Governance Lawyer

  • £50 - £60 per hour
  • North West England
  • Locum
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector

Locum Senior Governance Lawyer

North West

£50 - 60 per hour

Full-time or Part-time

Remote work

We are recruiting to an exciting opportunity for a Governance Solicitor to join this friendly, supportive North West Authority on a locum contract. This a locum position, offering flexibility around home-working and working hours.

Our client is looking for a qualified Solicitor, with local government experience. The successful interim Governance Solicitor will support on a range of governance matters across the Council.

Key Responsibilities of Senior Governance Lawyer:

  • Delivery of consistent, high quality legal advice and, where appropriate, briefings and training to clients in relation to the law within the team's practice areas
  • Development of associated policies, procedures and guidance
  • Preparing reports to the Council, the Executive and committees

The successful Senior Governance Lawyer will demonstrate relevant experience of, and expertise in, dealing with a broad range of complex, high value and sensitive cases relating to local government/public administration law (including local authority constitutions and the operation of executive arrangements), information governance matters (including data protection, Freedom of Information and the Environmental Information Regulations) and elections law.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Local Authority in the North West and a great prospect to develop your expertise in a niche area of law. On offer is a flexible working arrangement, great work/life balance, interesting workload, and competitive pay between £50-£60 per hour umbrella (based on experience).

Should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Jennifer McPhail in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Jennifer McPhail Recruitment Consultant

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