Head of Legal/Sole Counsel

England, Bristol
+ bonus & benefits
10 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
David Cartwright
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate
Experience Level
Senior Level

My client is a successful privately owned international business with locations in New York, London, Sydney, Hong Kong, Manchester & Bristol.

They now have need to recruit a Head of Legal/Sole Counsel to manage their in-house legal function. Reporting into the CFO the role and form part of the Senior Leadership Team and be responsible for providing legal services to the business and will lead the legal function to ensure the provision of timely, commercially-focused legal advice and to actively manage risk.

The role will provide proactive and pragmatic legal advice on a broad range of legal matters to the Board and senior management team, procuring external specialist legal advice where cost effective.

A qualified solicitor with experience of working in-house with a minimum of 6 years PQE, you will have a strong general commercial background and will be able to advise on a wide variety of legal matters including commercial contracts, company law, litigation and property.

As well as having a commercial approach you will be an outstanding communicator used to working in a fast-paced environment who is able to build relationships and understand colleagues' aims, supporting and influencing them whatever their level of legal or business knowledge.

To apply for this position, or to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 200 5576 or davidcartwright@chadwicknott.co.uk

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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