Legal Services Manager

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Location
Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4RL.
Salary
Up to £77,525 per annum
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
26 Jul 2017
Job Ref
WARW000003490
Job Type
Legal
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Warwickshire County Council
Legal Services Manager
Up to £77,525 per annum

Warwickshire is a dynamic county and one of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK. The council has an ambitious four year plan and to deliver this plan they need exceptional leaders to deliver their wide ranging transformation agenda.


Warwickshire has a long established, successful legal trading unit featuring specialist in-house teams who deliver comprehensive Legal Services to the council, as well as to a range of external public sector partners. The teams excel at collaborative working; have a strong, solid reputation and an excellent track record of performance, with consistently high customer ratings. The success of the business model to date has led the service to develop an ambitious plan for growth and that’s where you come in!


You will lead an experienced and highly effective team, offering legal advice, particularly around commercial projects, to deliver corporate objectives across a range of service areas. Working with the Head of Law & Governance, you will lead and grow the Legal Service and act in support of the Monitoring Officer. In addition, you will work with the Corporate Leadership Team and Members to fulfil the ambitious aims set out in the Council’s One Organisational Plan and lead a modern, forward thinking Legal Service.


A qualified Solicitor or Barrister with c. 7+ years’ experience; you will evidence a proven record of achievement in leading and managing a range of legal services within an organisation of comparable scope and complexity. You will have expertise in wider corporate and commercial projects, working with a diverse range of stakeholders, as well as being able to articulate a clear vision and strategy for a modern Legal Service, translating a strategic vision into effective outcomes. A solid and experienced commercial lawyer who can provide trusted advice on the Council’s key transformation projects, you will have the commercial acumen, enthusiasm and drive to grow the business and deliver our trading targets, with the ability to see the big picture in order to develop a class leading Legal Service.


If you have the vision, energy and expertise required for this exciting opportunity, we would like to hear from you. For more information visit www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/GSe34285

For an informal confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson: Dawn Faulkner (0121 644 5702) or Marcia Williams (020 7426 3374).

Closing Date for Applications: 10am on Wednesday 26th July 2017

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