Senior Legal Counsel (Team Lead), Public Authority

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England, London
26 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
Thomas Knight-Gaynor
Full time
Contract type

Senior Legal Counsel (Team Lead), Public Authority
Competitive Salary

We are assisting in the search for an engaged and progressive solicitor to lead a 5 strong legal team in our clients Canary Wharf based offices. They are a prominent public authority whose work contributes towards the safety of our citizens across the UK. This is a position where your legal expertise and leaderships skills will be utilised to effectively contribute toward an entity that works continuously to positively impact wider society.

The position itself sees the successful candidate taking the helm of a lively and hard-working team with an aspirational attitude. In return for your dedicated work ethic, the organisation are prepared to offer a forward thinking flexibility arrangement and a generous holiday offering to ensure a positive work-life balance. Also on offer are fantastic civil service pensions and a range of other perks. There is great room for development and career progression here and as such we are most interested in candidates with a long-term focus.

The day to day responsibilities will typically involve management and motivation of the legal team as well as maintenance of positive relationships across a range of internal stake holders: Executive & Board staff, litigation departments, the Home Office, external legal counsels. Effective management of the team and stakeholders will enable effective contributions across all legal matters. Key practice areas will include contentious and non-contentious work in employment law, contract law, and information law; experience in these areas is highly advantageous.

Please apply to get in touch and find out more.

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