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Our client is an entrepreneurial and visionary business located centrally in London. Offering Head of Legal an opportunity to engage, collaborate and enable the business to achieve its company objectives, this senior legal appointment is with a view to working closely across the business with senior stakeholders and alongside the legal team as you supervise, guide and mentor the legal team to help shape its future.
Responsibilities include: -
Providing legal support in execution of Corporate & Commercial work to include working across a variety of work including corporate finance, acquisition of commercial property, licensing, intellectual property and regulatory issues.
Guiding the business with respect to setting up long term systems, processes and policies.
Liaising, engaging and managing relationships across the business.
Supervising, mentoring and developing the legal team.
Providing general legal support as the business requires and engage external expertise where appropriate.
Monitoring legal exposures of the business and ensure the same is appropriately managed.
Advising management and key stakeholders of any legal issues which may impact upon the business.
Working in close cooperation with different business units on day-to-day problems and strategic projects.
Be Senior Legal Counsel or Head of Legal with the requisite post qualified experience in either the UK (or other common law jurisdiction) with minimum experience of 7+ years.
Be experienced in a wide range of Corporate & Commercial work combined from both private practice and in-house or in-house.
Have a growth mindset and ability to improve and develop processes as a business grows.
Be extremely accurate, with excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
Possess an analytical mindset.
Be able to think on your feet and take ownership of your work.
Be an effective communicator, able to explain legal requirements and concepts to people who don’t have a legal background.
Be experienced in working closely with and managing a team.
Please apply with your CV to email@example.com. All applications are treated with the strictest of confidence. Thank you for your interest in advance.
To be considered for this position you will be required to have the right to work in the UK. Jameson Legal or its clients do not assist with visa requirements and to be considered eligible for the advertised position, you must provide evidence in this respect.
Additional Salary Information: £90,000 - 110,000 per annum
Internal Number: DRS-IL-8310
About Jameson Legal
Jameson Legal is an international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals.
We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:
- Local and international private practice recruitment;
- Local and international in-house recruitment;
- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.
Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS") is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.