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Deputy Director of Legal

  • Job reference: LSDDL/1408
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for an in house government organisation, who are seeking a Deputy Director of Legal for an 8 month assignment (maternity cover).

ROLE:Deputy Director of Legal
LOCATION:Central London
SALARY:75,000 to 78,150 pro rata
CONTRACT:October start, 8 month maternity cover

The Role

*To manage the operational side of the in house legal team tea, across the UK
*Reporting into the Director or Corporate Services, you will be part of a team of 6, managing the Head of Legal, 3 x Senior Legal Advisors and 2 x Legal Assistants
*Manage the litigation team and participate in senior management meetings when required
*There may be some travel to off site locations, so travel may be expected

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor, Lawyer, Barrister or Legal Executive with at least 5 years PQE
*Experience is ideally going to be in Employment, Criminal or Regulatory Law
*Experienced in managing a team of legal staff
*Previously manage and controlled a sizeable budget in excess of 250,000

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Lloyd at Service Care Legal on 01772 208 969 or email

Service Care Legal also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.