Service Care Solutions Ltd

Head of Legal & Deputy Monitoring Officer

Service Care Legal are currently recruiting on behalf of a local authority in the Oxfordshire region who are recruiting for a Head of Legal to join their legal department on a contract basis.

Please find below further details below about the position.

ROLE: Head of Legal & Deputy Monitoring Officer
LOCATION: Oxfordshire
RATE: £55.72 to £63.32 per hour, 37 hours per week
CONTRACT: 6 months ongoing

The Role

  • A key senior management position within the council responsible for the daily running of the Legal department

  • To provide strategic leadership support and capacity to the service, align council objectives and vision to deliver workable strategies for the service

  • Handle a personal caseload of high-level legal work and to take the professional lead in highly complex or sensitive legal matters

  • Be the deputy monitoring officer and ensure the lawful decision making powers of the Council are exercised properly

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with at least 5 years' PQE

  • Significant experience and knowledge of Council law and Governance services at County and District councils

  • Understanding of Corporate Governance framework and lawful decision making of the Council

  • Extensive experience of handling complex and contentious legal issues

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 month ongoing
  • Rate: £55.72 - £63.32 per hour
  • Location: Oxfordshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Lloyd Stanley
  • Tel: 01772 208969
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-06-06 14:39:45 -

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