Following a restructure, Enfield Legal Services is currently recruiting to a number of positions. Candidates will be joining Enfield at an exciting time of culture change and organisational development. Enfield Legal Services is professional, friendly and inclusive with an excellent reputation. We are looking for highly competent, enthusiastic, adaptable lawyers for several of our teams. Enfield has huge transformation aspirations with exciting projects such as our flagship Meridian Water, and is increasingly commercial in outlook, with several wholly owned companies, and we are looking for professionals to help us deliver the Council’s priorities.
The Principal Lawyer Place role will be a key role in the management team of the new structure. The role-holder will lead and provide management of the commercial legal teams of the Council, encompassing Contracts, Procurement, Planning and Property providing complex and high- level advice to support to the Council in achieving its corporate objectives. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to anticipate the needs of the clients and drive change in the way Legal services are delivered in the Council. The role-holder will understand good governance, have significant experience of leading teams, and working with a variety of stakeholders to deliver major projects, including drafting complex documents and providing specialist advice. The role holder will report directly to the Head of Legal Services and be instrumental in reducing external legal costs and helping to shape the internal legal team.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing date: Midnight 28th January 2019
To apply, please click on the link below.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Farida Uddin on 0208 379 3552 or Farida.Uddin@enfield.gov.uk A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.