Principal Solicitor – Housing & Disrepair

£53.67 Per Hour

Full Time


London, Greater London

Public Sector And Council

Posted 26 days ago

Expires In 2 Days

Job Description

Principal Solicitor – Housing & Disrepair
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Solicitor – Housing & Disrepair in South London with a leading Local Authority  
Salary: £53.67/hour – Umbrella.
35 hours per week.
Responsibilities but not limited to:
1. Co-ordinate service delivery in respect of the postholder’s team, including:
  • Advising Mayor and Cabinet, Council, Committees, relevant members, the Monitoring Officer and senior officers as required
  • Allocation of work to the appropriate level of staff
  • Monitoring the quality of work undertaken
  • Provision of advice, guidance and supervision of staff as necessary.
 2. As a member of the Law and Corporate Governance Senior Management Team:
  • Contribute significantly to decisions affecting Legal Services including assisting in developing and implementing future strategy
  • Project manage, as appropriate, major tasks on behalf of Legal Services
  • Assist in meeting the strategic objectives of Legal Services.
 3. Undertake and manage a caseload including some work at the highest and most confidential corporate level:
  • Including legal advice and assistance to the Council, Members and Chief Officers, including the Chief Executive as required. Representing the Council in court hearings, arbitrations, tribunals appeals and inquiries.
  • Supporting/assisting Counsel as appropriate.
 4. Draft reports to the Council, Mayor and Cabinet, Committees and Sub-Committees, as required, whether in respect of the management policies of Legal Services, legal or procedural requirements of the Council, or generally

5. Scrutinise reports drafted by staff in other directorates, ensuring that they are robust and preparing legal implications paragraphs as appropriate.

6. Deal with Ombudsman cases as necessary.
Please apply with submission of your CV and Omar from our London office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on +44(0) 7518 291044.

Omar Al-Abasi


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Vox Network Consultants London

34 Lime Street

Greater London


0208 1384125

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