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Head of Legal - 14 Month Contract

Employer
Hydrogen Group
Location
Homeworking
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
Reference
JN -052024-485286

Job Details


We are working exclusively with the financial services arm of an international conglomerate. They are currently looking for a senior lawyer to join them as Interim Head of Legal for a period of 14 months to join their legal team based in Surrey.

The successful candidate will be operating at board level and working closely with senior stakeholders, whilst leading on strategic legal and compliance projects and overseeing the legal function. This is a truly generalist role and you will be a point of escalation for the legal team on complex legal matters relating to FCA regulatory matters, compliance, consumer and commercial contracts etc.

This role requires a commercially minded individual who is adaptable and robust in their approach as they will be interacting closely with the business and senior stakeholders on a daily basis whilst also leading a team.


Skills required

  • PQE: c.10+ years
  • In-house experience gained with an established financial institution or leading corporate brand.
  • Managerial experience gained through managing direct reports or a legal department.
  • Excellent experience in advising in relation to compliance and financial services regulatory matters.
  • Exposure to working with senior stakeholders and comfortable with advising board level members on a regular basis.
  • Strong experience managing core company/commercial legal areas, e.g. Commercial Contracts.

Desirable

  • Experience gained in the automotive sector
  • Experience in advising on consumer credit regulation

Must be available to start at short notice.


If this is something that you may be interested in, or you would like a confidential discussion about the market, please express your interest via this page or contact Stephanie Bruckl at stephaniebruckl@hydrogengroup.com. Please rest assured that all responses will be treated with the utmost discretion and no personal details will be released to any third party without express consent.

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Company

Hydrogen’s Legal Practice, is recognised by our candidates and clients for the consistently high quality of service we provide. This service is strengthened by our commitment to building long-term relationships. Founded in 2001, on values of integrity, innovation and passion, we continually strive to exceed expectations with our direct and transparent approach to providing recruitment solutions.

"Specialist expertise delivering the best and most scarce candidates for our clients."
 

Hydrogen’s Legal Practice, is recognised by our candidates and clients for the consistently high quality of service we provide. This service is strengthened by our commitment to building long-term relationships. Founded in 2001, we enable you to thrive by continually striving to exceed expectations with our direct and transparent approach to providing recruitment solutions.
 
As one of the largest global legal recruitment consultancies, our strength is our level of specialist expertise. By focusing on niche areas, our consultants provide clients with information to ensure they gain a competitive edge.
 
We specialise in providing qualified contract, interim and permanent legal professionals across a wide range of markets including:

  • Private Practice
  • In-house Industry & Commerce
  • In-house Financial Services
  • Contract Lawyers and Paralegals
Company info
Website
Telephone
T: +44 (0)20 7002 0000
Location
Hydrogen Group
1 Poultry
London
EC2R 8EJ
United Kingdom

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