London Boroughs of Newham and Havering

Principal Lawyer – Housing and Litigation

Newham, London (Greater)
£50,301 - £61,467
25 Oct 2018
18 Nov 2018
Full time
Contract type

Principal Lawyer – Housing and Litigation
Legal & Governance

SMRA - £50,301 - £61,467
plus generous Market Supplement available for exceptional candidate

oneSource is the in house shared legal service working for Newham & Havering Councils. We employ 68 fee earners who advise and represent Newham and Havering on all legal matters. We are seeking an experienced and highly
motivated Principal Lawyer to lead our large Housing, Litigation, Enforcement & Employment Team. We can provide you with varied and exciting work in a dynamic business environment. We are based in stunning modern offices overlooking London City Airport, directly next to public transport to Central London. You must also be willing travel to other offices when necessary.

You will be a qualified and experienced lawyer with a good
understanding of local government, knowledge in housing law and policy and a proven track record of dealing with judicial review. You will support the Monitoring Officers of both councils and be a member of the Senior Management Team and will contribute towards setting the strategic direction of Legal Services and implementing delivery plans.
In addition the successful candidate will have experience in:
• People management
• Service improvement and maximising efficiencies
• Managing and delivering transformational change in Legal Services

So, if you are someone who enjoys new challenges we would like to hear from you.
Closing Date: 18th November 2018
Interview Dates: 29th and 30th November 2018

For further details see our application pack online at or

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