General Counsel

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
07 Jan 2022
Closes
04 Feb 2022
Vacancy Type
Solicitors
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a rare opening to head up the legal function of an exciting UK owned shipping company. A thriving and expanding business and a fleet of tankers require ramping up the legal input with an eye to the future and well beyond day to day legal requirements.

Reporting to the CEO you will likely have an understanding of the shipping industry and have a wide come from a corporate/ commercial background. You must be UK qualified. Preference given to those who have worked in-house and can cover compliance.

Attributes required:

Commercial flair: while legal skills/function are important, the head of legal will be expected to enable and unlock future business opportunities. Reporting directly to the CEO you will be consulted on all business ventures to ensure they are optimised in full.

Impact/influence: this role requires strong communication and mentoring skills as you will be working across teams to ensure understanding and input of the legal piece washing over all aspects of the business. You will be flagging current and future changes in the industry and ensuring relevant learning and development.

The business vibe is one of dynamic entrepreneurialism where individuals are encouraged to be proactive. Accordingly, a ‘can do’ disposition is important, as is the ability to help shape optimal outcomes for the business'.

This opening will go quickly, so don't delay contacting us to find out more. Competitive salary.

All applications for this role will be dealt with by our retained agent, Dominique Graham at Signium. Please contact her at dominique.graham@signium.co.uk  

No agencies please. Direct applications will be forwarded to Signium.

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