Head of Law - Corporate/Commercial

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted
26 Feb 2021
Closes
26 Mar 2021
Ref
JN -022021-2173360
Contact
Lauren Keen
Job Title
Head of Department
Practice Area
Corporate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will work closely with the Directors to lead the existing legal services team who provide Corporate and Commercial work to a range of SME businesses in the UK. Leading from the front, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm regarding winning new business, overall service delivery and delivering your own work.

Client Details

A multi-discipline professional services group.

Description

- Overall responsibility of new customer acquisition whilst maintaining relationships with existing ones.

- Managing and improving existing processes and procedures.

- Leading client meetings and acting as 'expert'

- Providing strategy and direction for business growth

- Tracking workflow and delivery across the team

- Acting as Deal Leader for M&A transactions

- Managing outsource relationships

- Working with the finance team on corporate transactions and financial due diligence

- Training current team members and improving performance

- Supervision of staff including appraisals and providing guidance as needed

New business, attending new business meetings and networking/speaking events

Profile

* Existing experience working with SME businesses

* Good knowledge within the service portfolio

* Understanding of current legal practices and precedents

* Strong strategic, analytical and project management skills

* Excellent communication skills with the ability to lead a team

* Confident and dynamic personality

* Proven Business Development capability

* Proven track record of managing a team

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Permanent position.