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The Director of Law shall be appointed or removed by a majority of Council. The Director shall serve the Council, the City Manager, the City departments, and the officers, boards, and commissions of the City as legal counsel in connection with municipal affairs and shall represent the City as legal counsel in all judicial and administrative proceedings. The Director shall perform all other duties now or hereafter imposed on Law Directors and City Solicitors under the laws of Ohio, unless otherwise provided by ordinance of Council. The Director shall perform such other duties consistent with his office as the Council or City Manager may request. No person shall act as Director of Law unless he is admitted to the practice of law in the State of Ohio.