Head of Legal

England, London, City of London
£150000 - £200000 per annum
12 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Joseph Kersey
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time

EXCLUSIVE: Head of Legal position. This is a brilliant opportunity to Head the Legal department within this AIM listed company. You will be responsible for Legal counsels across the UK and US heading up a team of 6. You help lead the Group across its IT/IP, Commercial and Corporate matters, helping the company implement its growth strategy.

Experience of multiple Jurisdictions is a must, as this company has offices across the US, UK, Europe and Asia-Pacific!

The Company

This innovative group are a market leading, fast growing workplace in Corporate digital learning and talent management. With multiple awards for the exceptional solutions across 10 Businesses within the Group. They have offices across the US, UK, Europe and Hong Kong and a large network of remote workers across Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Australia. The company are growing through a combination of organic growth as well as strategic acquisitions that complement the growing businesses. Within 2 years they have gone from 5 to 10 businesses. The Businesses offer not only content & Services but platforms and software working across recruitment, performance, compensation, diversity, engagement, technical integration, compliance and learning.

The Role

This is a brilliant opportunity to be a Head of Legal in an AIM listed company, heading the global operations of this company from their City of London office.

This is a brilliant opportunity to be the Head of Legal in this companies Head office in London. You will be the Group head within the legal department working alongside the group's CEO, CFO and business MD. Due to the group being international, it would be advantageous having prior experience working in the US jurisdictions and Eastern Asia jurisdictions. Although this is desirable, its not essential.

You will be responsible for all legal and compliance aspects of the Group including but not limiting to managing the legal function and team in the UK and US, including setting its strategy and managing stakeholder; the closing of complex (buyer and vendor) commercial agreements, especially in the IT space; ensuring that the Group companies act in compliance with laws and regulations in the jurisdictions in which it does business; playing a key-role in supporting corporate activity - M&A experience essential; developing internal staff compliance programs; resolving complex commercial disputes; and managing, drafting and maintaining the group's legal infrastructure, including its template agreements.

The role will involve co-ordinating the Groups various insurance programs, working closely with the HR Team on employment law matters, and being a key player in co-ordinating the integration of new Businesses into the Group.


  • You will have at least 10 years' experience in private practice and or/inhouse experience (There is no upper limit of PQE in this position)
  • You will have experience in an international private practice environment, being exposed to multiple jurisdictions.
  • Deep knowledge of, and experience within IT/IP, including GDPR
  • Corporate experience, notably M&A.
  • Experience in managing an In-House team
  • Highly effective in cross-border, cross cultural, cross time-zone communications
  • You will receive a competitive salary and an impressive benefits package

This is an exceptional Head of Legal opportunity to lead this Group within their HQ office in the City of London. Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give Joseph a call for a confidential conversation or email at Joseph@JMC-Legal.com

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