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Interim Head of Legal, North East (June start)

Hays Legal
England, North East England
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
7+ Years

Job Details

Hays Legal is exclusively instructed by this organisation seeking to appoint an interim Head of Legal. The opportunity would suit an experienced lawyer (minimum 10 years+) who has worked in-house previously and has a strong background in commercial contracts. Lawyers must already be based in the North East or within a commutable distance.

As interim Head of Legal you will manage a number of juniors in the legal team and will advise the business on a range of commercial matters, specifically contracts with customers and suppliers. You will also have oversight on regulatory, litigation and employment matters.

This opportunity is expected to be for a minimum of 3 months. Remuneration will be bespoke to the individual and day rate or FTC can be accommodated. Only those with UK experience will be considered.

To learn more about this role, please send your CV to Adele Callaghan (specifying full details of your expected day rate/salary) or email for a return call to discuss the role. This role is being exclusively handled by Hays Legal and all direct or third-party applications will be forwarded to Hays for consideration.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Company info
020 3465 0139
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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