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Exceptional opportunity to join a household name in financial services at a very senior level. Our client, a major financial institution based in Wiltshire, is looking to hire a senior lawyer with gravitas and impact to oversee and manage multiple teams across the legal department.
Reporting directly to General Counsel, you'll be responsible for product, dispute resolution and employment teams, as well as dealing with non-contentious and regulatory work. As part of an award winning efficient and highly organised legal and compliance department, you'll be managing a large team of talented lawyers whilst providing solutions to a growing business and influencing the strategic vision of the department.
A UK qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of ten years pqe, technically you'll have in-depth knowledge of commercial, dispute resolution and employment law. Likely to have a good deal of in-house experience already, you'll be adept at handling a varied caseload in a fast moving environment, managing numerous projects at a time.
You'll be both business and customer focussed in your thought processes with an eye to forthcoming regulatory and market developments. With first rate interpersonal skills you'll be able to present views and advice in a credible and convincing manner. You'll need experience operating at a strategic level as you'll be dealing with members of the Board, divisional directors and senior executives across the business. With previous management experience under your belt, you'll be able to engage, motivate and help develop highly motivated and talented lawyers. You'll also need to be resilient and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
A substantial package is on offer.
If this role is of interest please contact Louise Howard quoting reference number J256058.