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Head of Legal

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Consultant:

    Mark Bladen

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    8 Months

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Head of Legal
Fixed term contract - Maternity Cover

£74-78k p/a

About the Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Legal to join an independent regulatory organisation reporting to the Home Secretary. The client is offering a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave starting in October.

The role will include:

  • Being the principal legal advisor to the authority on all aspects of its role as a regulator and corporate body
  • Provide legal advice to the board and other internal and external clients
  • Managing an in-house legal team
  • Managing corporate law matters such as employment tribunals and commercial litigation
  • Develop, implement and manage policies and systems

Key Requirements

The Ideal Candidate for this Head of Legal Role will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory law and best practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate law and commercial litigation
  • 2+ years' experience of managing a team of qualified lawyers
  • 4+ years PQE
  • Budget management experience would be beneficial but not essential

On Offer

  • 74- 78k p/a
  • Fixed Term Contract
  • Convenient Location
  • Great work culture.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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