Deputy Director, Legal

England, London
07 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Martin Turner
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate
Experience Level
Senior Executive, Senior Level

This organisation is the statutory organisation responsible for regulating it's area within in the UK. Established as a non-departmental public body in 2003, it reports to the Home Secretary.


  • Provide high quality and timely legal advice to the Executive, Board and other internal clients.

  •  Manage and motivate the in-house legal team to provide an efficient and solutions driven service.

  •  Ensure that the organisation acts within its legislative remit and advise on the Industry Act or related statutory instruments.

  •  Ensure that the organisation can robustly defend regulatory challenges, including judicial reviews.

  •  Manage all corporate law matters, including employment tribunals and commercial litigation.

  •  Ensure the organisation can respond and manage all legal matters through the internal team or external providers to ensure all deadlines are met.


A qualified practising lawyer with knowledge or understanding of regulatory law and best practice.

 Experience of successfully managing a team.

 A track record of providing accurate and clear legal advice.

 Experience of delivery of complex, multi-streamed programmes of work.

 Senior management experience and expertise gained in a similar private and/or public sector environment.

 Experience of budget management.

 Understanding of the Parliamentary process and the workings of Ministers.

 Experience of balancing commercial / operational considerations with public purpose.

The SIA offices are in London. The post-holde

Job Offer

A very competitive salary

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