Head Of Legal

Recruiter
Search Legal
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
03 May 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
Req/522730
Contact
Lee Traylor
Practice area
Company and commercial
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Head of Legal Public Sector Solicitor

Salary: Circa £80,000 per annum

Location: Manchester

A leading North West organisation is looking for an in-house solicitor to act as Head of Legal to deliver complex, corporate and democratic legal support in a managerial capacity. The ideal candidate will be a in a similar position as Head of Legal with relevant legal experience in relation to this role, preferably prior experience within or supporting a public body, while being both commercially and politically aware.


This is an opportunity to be involved in some of the largest and most exciting projects in the North West, and an opportunity to work closely with a fantastic team.


The main areas of law that this role will focus on will be commercial contracts, procurement, data protection (including GDPR), local authority law, corporate and compliance work.


Main Responsibilities:
* Managing high quality legal team on various projects
* To partner with various departments relevant to the organisation to provide them with professional or technical legal advice.
* To ensure business processes are compliant with any relevant legislation.
* Management in developing, maintaining and improving policies.

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience, however is likely to be circa £80,000 with an excellent benefits package including a market leading pension and other interesting benefits.


Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.