Head of Legal Services

Lincolnshire County Council


  • Location Lincoln/Sleaford/agile
  • Sector Local Government
  • Client Lincolnshire County Council
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary/Remuneration Up to £84,500 plus generous relocation support, LGPS pension and benefits
  • Reference GSe87434.1
  • Closing Date Monday 12th June 2023

Legal Services Lincolnshire is a shared legal service across Lincolnshire County Council and six of our seven districts and a trading unit with a licensed ABS.  Following a reorganisation of our team, we are seeking a Head of Legal  Services for a newly created post. Reporting to and deputising for the Chief Legal Officer (statutory Monitoring Officer) you will lead the team, ensuring that we deliver exceptional service and the highest quality advice to our customers.

You will be responsible for further developing the efficiency and quality of our operations, fostering a positive “can do” culture with a high level of customer focus and a commercial mindset. You will also be responsible for the development of the team and ensuring that we continue the excellent work we have already started in growing our own quality lawyers.

You will have exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, and have a background in local government law, most likely, but not necessarily, gained within another local authority. We welcome applications from candidates currently  working at this level, or from those looking to step up.

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  3. HLS HBS 1.doc
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Gary Evans: 07809 195 593
Cory Willmott: 0113 205 6092

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