Governance Locum Lawyer

Location
England, Cheshire
Salary
£28.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Oct 2016
Ref
M75987
Contact
Kiran Purewal
Job Title
Lawyer
Practice Area
Company / Commercial
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Senior Governance Lawyer required to join a local authority based in Cheshire for an initial period of 8 weeks, with the possibility of an extension.

The successful applicant will actively support the management of the Legal Services department, by proactively providing high level, expert legal advice to the Council, its members and officers.

Our client is looking for an approachable lawyer who can conduct themselves with gravitas and instil confidence in their clients. You will act as a primary point of contact for members and senior officers for a wide variety of legal matters relating to the governance of the council.

Responsibilities will include reviewing parts of the constitution and the corporate governance framework, supporting governance projects and some work on charities.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a popular local authority, in a role that would ideally suit someone with a strong local authority legal background.

Legal services are based within modern offices which are easy to reach and there is ample parking nearby.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Kiran Purewal in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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