Head of Legal Services

Location
Manchester
Salary
£74962 - £84456 Per Annum
Posted
07 May 2019
Closes
04 Jun 2019
Ref
LMW/3726850
Contact
Stacey Hodgson
Practice area
Law Management
PQE
5 years
Position
Head of Legal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Job Title: Head of Legal Services

Job reference: LMW/3726850

Job description: This is an exciting opportunity for a current Head of Legal, or a Senior Lawyer looking to take the next step in their career, by joining to join an innovative, multi-agency public sector organisation in Manchester on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide the board and directorates with expert legal advice and manage the full range of professional legal, democratic and corporate information management services to support the achievement of the corporate objectives and strategic priorities
  • Lead the legal services team, acting as a trusted advisor providing recommendations and challenges to senior management to guide decision making on legal matters that effect the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Act as monitoring officer ensuring compliance with all associated legal duties and responsibilities

The ideal candidate for this job will have previous Head of Legal, or senior legal managerial experience, within a public sector organisation and be able to hit the ground running. Candidates wishing to apply should have a formal legal qualification with current practising certificate.

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Stacey Hodgson on shodgson@venngroup.com or 0113 234 6400.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.