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Senior Governance Solicitor

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £45 - £60 per hour + DOE

  • Consultant:

    Sara Robinson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Sellick Partnership are currently seeking a Senior Governance Solicitor to join a Local Authority based in Nottingham.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Advising and supporting the Monitoring Officer
  • Advising senior staff within the authority
  • Deputising for the team manager as required
  • Acting on behalf of the council in legal proceedings
  • Managing a team of 6 staff
  • Advising on complaints
  • Advising on the constitution
  • Advising on whistleblowing

It is essential that candidates are qualified solicitors and have a current practising certificate.

This is a full-time role of 37 hours, to begin in October for an initial period of 6 months although the role may continue beyond that.

The Senior Governance Solicitor will need to have a strong office presence due to the managerial aspect of the role, although there will be some homeworking available once settled.

Please apply today for the opportunity to join a well-established and reputable Local Authority.

We encourage interested applicants 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 Sara Robinson in our Manchester office 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 consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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.