Head of Legal (Fixed term contract)

Circa £100,000 + bonus and benefits
21 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

The company

A leading global consumer company seeks a UK Head of Legal/Senior Sole Counsel to join its London office on a fixed term contract.

The role

An business facing in-house role at a top tier company, with a balance of true business partnering and advising stakeholders on a variety of commercial matters. The role can be broken down as follows:

  • Business advisory and risk management
  • Contract negotiation and management
  • Data Protection and compliance
  • Liability claims and consumer law
  • Real Estate/IP and ad hoc queries
  • Legal budget management for UK

About you

  • Senior legal experience with extensive in-house experience
  • Consumer/Retail/Leisure/Hospitality industry experience
  • Law firm trained at a city firm or equivalent
  • Commercial legal experience, high value contracts
  • Stakeholder management experience up to board level
  • Good interpersonal skills and commercial instincts

About Simmons & Hanbury

Simmons & Hanbury is a specialist executive search firm that sources and secures the best human capital and future leaders for our clients. We provide an integrated international service to support our clients across the globe, from our group headquarters based in the heart of the City of London. We support some of the most prestigious organisations in the world, across financial services, commerce & industry, and professional services. Our services include executive search and market intelligence within the Legal, Compliance and Corporate Governance practice areas, while our Legal Services division Hanbury Partners provides flexible consultancy arrangements. We facilitate secondments for senior lawyers into in-house legal departments and law firms, and source specialist lawyers for bespoke projects.

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