Head of Legal

Location
Staffordshire
Salary
Up to £100,000 + benefits
Posted
30 Jul 2018
Closes
30 Aug 2018
Ref
LW001
Position
Head of Legal
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior legal counsel to join a highly regarded “Fortune 500” business as Head of Legal based in Staffordshire.

 

As Head of Legal you will oversee the day to day operations of the legal team, handling a diverse range of legal matters, including but not limited to: Projects, Commercial Property, Corporate Transactions, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Litigation and Trademarks.

 

The Head of Legal will be responsible for the effective management of the team- made up of qualified solicitors and paralegals. You will delegate workflow, and advise on business strategy, whilst also being able to support on complex matters relating to Property, Litigation, and Corporate Commercial.

 

The successful candidate will work with various departments across the business including counterparts in the US to assist with respective legal issues and liaising and working with a variety of third parties ranging from external legal advisors, public bodies, internal rating agents and surveyors.

 

You will be a UK qualified solicitor with a minimum 10 years PQE, have an in-house legal background and experience in managing and mentoring junior lawyers as well as implementing business strategy.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior level solicitor to join a “Fortune 500” business during an exciting period of growth. A highly competitive remuneration package is offered, together with the opportunity to progress within the business and would suit a solicitor with long-term aspirations to move into a director position.

 

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