Legal Services Manager

£48526 - £54619 per annum
London
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Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with an NHS Trust, based in North West London in their search for an interim Legal Services Manager to manage the legal services provision and team across the Trust.

You will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective management of clinical negligence claims, as well as Inquest activity while preparing and present reports in relation to these activities. You will manage the Legal Services team and budget, provide general legal advice, and liaise across the organisation to provide a comprehensive report of legal activity across the Trust.

The successful candidate will have experience managing Legal Services across an organisation (ideally within the NHS). You will have expert knowledge around the management of clinical negligence claims and inquest activity.

You will have strong written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to write high-quality and details reports, and present highly complex, sensitive or contentious information to large groups of staff or external stakeholders. You will be a logical thinker with the ability to analyse complex information in order to pick out the key issues, make effective decisions and respond appropriately.

Job Title: Legal Services Manager

Location: Hybrid Working (3 days per week in North West London)

Annual Salary: £48,526 - £54,619 (Band 8a)

Job Type: Fixed-Term Contract (3-6 months)

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Start Date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure the efficient and effective management of clinical negligence claims made against the Trust
  • To ensure the efficient and effective management of Inquest activity
  • To manage the Legal Services team and the budget.
  • Act as the subject matter expert on the management of clinical negligence claims and inquests.
  • To prepare and present reports on clinical negligence claims and inquests
  • To provide general legal advice as and when required
  • To liaise with Estates, Procurement and HR in order to provide a comprehensive report of legal activity across the Trust

Person Specification

  • Experience managing Legal Services within the Public Sector (ideally within the NHS)
  • Experience at a senior level in the field of health service management or the legal services sector
  • Ability to write high quality and detailed reports and documents that convey highly complex information that may be highly sensitive or contentious
  • Ability to present highly complex, sensitive or contentious information to large groups of staff or external stakeholders
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Well-developed influencing and negotiating skills
  • Logical thinker with the ability to analyse complex information in order to pick out the key issues, make effective decisions and respond appropriately.
  • Attention to detail skills

Please contact to find out more information regarding this fantastic opportunity for an Legal Services Manager.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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Alfie Robinson
Senior Consultant - Governance & Legal
Charity Recruitment Team / Professional Services Recruitment Team
London
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