Head of Legal
Head of Legal - (Solicitor or Barrister) - Permanent Opportunity, London
We are delighted to bring to market an opportunity for a Head of Legal, to join an organisation embarking on a unique journey at present. This company is young and developing; and over the next five years will completely overhaul their industry and sector; dramatically changing the space within the UK for which they operate and acting as a global industry trend-setter; setting a new standard for the rest of the world to follow.
With a chance to join an organisation with a fantastic working culture; in a position that offers a strong professional challenge; an excellent package; and a professional journey that will forever sit at the top of your list of professional accomplishments - this is an opening that will not come around too often.
What is the role doing?
The position will have the title Head of Legal, you will manage and lead a high performing and effective Legal Team through collaborative working, effective performance management and learning opportunities. Acting as a key liaison between General Counsel and the Legal Team providing effective leadership and direction to the team through this exciting journey they are embarking on.
You will start by taking the team on a period of transition - the makeup of team (around ten FTE's) will change significantly over the first six months within the post. It will be one of your goals to transition this team effectively and ensure this Legal Team; individually and collectively; acts as a centre of excellence in the provision of legal advice across the board and its Directorates.
The role will be providing end-to-end support to the General Counsel in activities relating to Board, Executive Committee, supervisory and regulatory stakeholders.
What experience is required for this role?
- On this occasion, it is vital that the successful candidate has a background as a solicitor or barrister
- Must have a strong demonstrable background in managing people. (A team of at least 4 or 5)
- As this company is currently going through a significant journey and this is a transformational time - culturally, we are looking for the type of person to role their sleeves up and get stuck in - with a smile on their face
This opportunity is progressing very quickly - so if the above role description appeals to you, then please do act quickly and get a profile across to us as soon as you are able!
To be considered for this role, please submit your CV in application.
We will contact you within 72 hours if your skills are relevant to our client's requirement.