Tower Hamlets, London
£60.00 - £61 per hour + Rates are negotiable
BEN - HOC_1623158568
16 days ago
Remedy Recruitment Group are looking for a Head of Commercial and Contracts to join Tower Hamlets Council.
We are looking for a Head of Commercial and Contracts to lead a team of lawyers that plays a key role in the successful delivery of the commercial aspirations of the Council, whilst adding value, and placing our clients and residents at the heart of their practice. This is a fantastic role which will enable you to flex your legal expertise and vision across the disciplines of Planning, Contracts and Property law and lead upon some truly stellar projects. We'll offer you the opportunity to work collaboratively, on a range of high profile projects with a range of technical experts. You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with substantial post qualifying experience, with experience of managing at a senior level a diverse range of legal services. Applications from experienced and highly motivated professionals who thrive on the art of the possible are welcomed. To support the delivery of high quality, value for money, effective and authoritative legal services in respect of Contracts, Planning and Property Services across the council. * To support the Divisional Director Legal Services in the provision of strategic, high level legal advice to the Councils, Members and Officers and lead on legal solutions (Contracts and Commercial) work and related areas to enable the Councils to achieve its corporate goals. * To lead and manage a team that specialises in (Contracts and Commercial) work and be responsible for the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work in the portfolio of work undertaken by the team. The team will include lawyers, legal officers and legal Assistants, and the Head will lead and be responsible for the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work in the portfolio of work undertaken by the team. * To participate in the strategic management of the Legal Services department. * To deputise for the Divisional Director Legal services. * To be the lead in negotiations with internal and external clients over the level and type of services provided to them, acting as a client relationship manager and developing innovative solutions. * To be the lead advisor on the portfolio of work undertaken by the team.