Interim Deputy Monitoring Officer

Local Authority
North West England

Starfish Search are working with a local authority in the north to recruit an Interim Deputy City Solicitor (Deputy Monitoring Officer). The focus of this role is to lead the delivery of legal services to the Council.


You Will:

  • Act as a Deputy Monitoring Officer and deputise for the City Solicitor as required.
  • Manage the Governance Teams to ensure quality services are delivered and at a high level.
  • You will have annual budgetary responsibility
  • Provide advice and guidance on lawfulness around decision making to members and officers across the range of Council functions.

You Will Have:

  • Senior level experience as a solicitor or barrister with a current right to practice
  • Excellent Digital Skills
  • Evidence of managing and leading a team
  • Outstanding Communication Skills both verbally and in writing
  • Experience of successful strategic and operational resource and budget management.