Executive Recruitment

Director of One Legal

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Tewkesbury Borough Council
£95,000 - £105,000
Closing date:
24th September
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
Friday 24th September


One Legal is the shared legal service for Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury Councils – Gloucestershire districts with huge growth ambitions, vibrant economies, a historic city and towns and some of the most beautiful landscapes in Great Britain. One Legal’s core business is to provide first class legal services to our four partner councils, supporting their growth ambitions and vital local services.

One Legal also offers top quality and competitive legal services to other public sector clients. Since 2009, through an innovative business model, One Legal has grown exponentially. It is a great success story with a great team and we are now seeking an experienced and progressive lawyer to build on this success, increasing the services we offer and our client base.

You will be responsible for providing the highest quality legal advice to our partners and other client organisations and you will take ownership of the future direction of One Legal to maximise opportunities for success. You will be an accomplished lawyer with full understanding of the legislation and political framework critical to local authorities and you will be a leader who is passionate about quality service delivery to all our clients. We welcome applications from candidates who are established business leaders as well as those for whom a Director level position
will be a new challenge.

This is truly a unique opportunity to lead a fantastic legal service to achieve great things in a great place to live, to work and to enjoy life.

For further information please see www.join-onelegal.com or speak to our advising consultants at Gatenby Sanderson, Alex Hayes (0113 2056109), Philip Emms (07590 225472) or Seb Lowe (07464 534442).

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