Exciting Head of Legal role – London

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Excellent
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Ref
A003398
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PQE
7+ Years
Experience Level
Senior Level

We are seeking a senior lawyer to become Head of Legal for our client, a financial services business in London. This role will be reporting into the General Counsel, you will be managing and leading a high performing and effective Legal Team through collaborative working, effective performance management and learning opportunities.

Key responsibilities include: acting as a key liaison between General Counsel and the Legal Team providing effective leadership and direction to the team; ensuring the Legal Team, individually and collectively, acts as a centre of excellence in the provision of legal advice across the business as well as providing end-to-end support to the General Counsel In activities relating to the business’s Executive Committee, supervisory and regulatory stakeholders and the two advisory Councils.

The successful candidate will have at least 7 years of PQE, experience working ‘in-house’ in a legal capacity, preferably in the financial services industry. You will have demonstrable leadership, people and performance management experience of leading and mentoring a team of senior lawyers, SMEs and paralegals. If you have a collaborative approach to working, we’d like to hear from you.

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