Chief Legal Officer

Competitive Salary
15 Feb 2018
27 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Norfolk is an ambitious council committed to meeting the demands of a diverse and growing population, with a determination to make a positive impact across vital areas.

We are offering an exciting opportunity as Chief Legal Officer.

You will advise our Leader, Members and Council’s leadership team in ways to successfully transform services for our Norfolk community, working across a range of organisations and partners in a dynamic and changing context.

In this role, you will have an overarching accountability for a successful legal trading arm and our Democratic Services.

You will also be responsible for overseeing the development of our traded legal services, delivering effective governance arrangements and ensuring high ethical standards as the Council’s Monitoring Officer.

We are looking for a qualified Solicitor or Barrister, with a superb record of building relationships, to provide strategic legal insight and advice.

For further details of this challenging and rewarding opportunity, please visit

For an informal confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Gatenby Sanderson, Dawn Faulkner on 0121 644 5703.

Closing Date for Applications: 10.00am Friday 27 April 2018.