Sole Legal Counsel - Head of Legal

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
Knutsford
Salary
£55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Additional benefits
Posted
08 Oct 2021
Closes
05 Nov 2021
Ref
SC34581A
Contact
Simon Campbell
Job Title
In House Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Sole Legal Counsel / Head of Legal to join their busy in-house legal department for a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a varied and interesting role working for a financial services organisation.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a UK qualified solicitor with strong academics who has trained at a reputable law firm
  • Have experience in drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and documentation
  • Provide general corporate, company commercial transactional advice
  • Be able to assist and help the department on a wide range of other legal issues including financial services regulatory, compliance, company secretarial and other project matters
  • Be able to work in a fast-moving environment
  • Have at least 4 years post qualified experience (PQE)
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work
The company does offer hybrid working but would expect the candidate to be in the office for 1 to 2 days a week.

The client will consider both full time and part time candidates. If you have the skills and experience but would only be looking for 3 or 4 days a week, please feel free to apply.

Our client envisages that candidates with at least four years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn’t for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

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