Head of Legal Services
Contract opportunity based in the South West of England for a Head of Legal Services up to 6 month's inscope of IR35
The Head of Legal Services is a member of the Senior Leadership Team in the organisation and will work with colleagues to shape and deliver Service plans that support delivery of the company's Strategy.
Acting as the company's lead for the professional functions within their portfolio, you will provide leadership to staff and work with partners, colleagues and senior managers to ensure delivery of all aims and objectives, taking overall responsibility for Legal Services to both internal and external customers.
Leading the Legal Service on a day to day basis and developing the strategic positioning of the Service so that it can be relied upon to provide efficient and effective legal advice for all areas of the organisation and actively contributing to the delivery of the company's objectives.
Promoting the legal service to external public sector clients and providing effective and valued legal services and support to external public sector clients
Acting as Deputy Monitoring Officer to support the Monitoring Officer in carrying out your functions.
Accountable for the effective management of the Legal Service's total budget of approximately £2m.
* Legal Service management and development
* Provision of legal advice and support to the organisation on all areas of law relating to each function
* Provision of legal advice and support to external public sector clients
* The promotion of the Legal Service to external public sector clients
Knowledge, skills & experience:
Degree level or equivalent qualification and relevant professional qualification and/or membership of a relevant professional body (Solicitor or Barrister or Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives) with significant post qualification experience, or equivalence through very significant legal experience
Day Rate: 500pd.*in scope of IR35*
To apply please contact Simon Dunscome or email (see below)
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