Head of Risk - Legal Counsel
An international business seeks to appoint an interim Head of Risk for a period of 12 months
The post holder will be expected to to handle the design, development and delivery of Risk Management strategy and compliance planning on an international basis.
The role will cover both regulatory and legal matters advising on strategy and governance, conducting compliance reviews and investigations, designing and managing risk management procedures.
You will be expected to handle both commercial legal matters; reviewing and managing all contracts, engagement letters and procurement terms. Other work will include overseeing internal legal matters; litigation/claims, employment issues, Brexit planning, GDPR, regulatory, financial service regulation and AML
There will be an opportunity to handle more general legal work relating to the delivery of wider business projects, business expansion, outsourcing ventures and IT systems
The successful candidate will be expected to the a qualified Solicitor c 7 + PQE with a background from an international law firm and a sound understanding of the SRA/ABA Rules
Applicants with French language skills would be of particular interest
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.