Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority who are seeking a Legal Services Manager to assist in the day to day management of a Legal Department of a local authority. This role has come about due to sickness leave.
ROLE:Legal Services Manager
CONTRACT:3 to 6 months
This role is working from home, but may require the occasional office presence when required.
*To lead, manage, plan and resource the delivery of the full range of legal services to the Council
*To act as the Council's Deputy Monitoring Officer as requested by the Monitoring Officer
*To personally provide legal advice at the highest level across all legal disciplines to the Council
*To manage 4 direct reports within the legal department
*A qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with a minimum of 5 years' PQE
*Previous management experience within the Legal department of a local authority is essential
*Significant experience of dealing with legal and governance issues within local government is essential
If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on , or email . We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.