Sole Legal Counsel

5 days left

Location
London
Salary
£65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Sep 2020
Ref
J59088
Contact
Tom Bagley
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel
Location: London
Basic Salary: £70k - £80k

Douglas Scott are working with a leading global business operating within the hospitality sector, on the search for a new Senior Legal Counsel/Head of Legal. The business are undergoing an exciting period of growth and as a result, are looking for someone to lead and develop the legal function as they see fit.

Reporting into a Senior Director, the successful candidate will work alongside the wider support services team, providing legal advice across a large range of areas affecting the business. The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

• Drafting, reviewing and negotiating the full range of commercial agreements running through the business.
• Leading on Corporate M&A projects, providing in-house support and managing external counsel for specialist aspects.
• Company Secretarial & Governance support
• Corporate Compliance - Ownership of compliance policies & procedures
• Any wider legal issues including Employment/HR/Reward/Insurance.
• Management of external counsel across all aspects.

The ideal candidate will be:

• Qualified Solicitor.
• Comfortable taking ownership on a wide range of legal matters and not afraid of rolling their sleeves up to get stuck into the day to day work.
• Assured when dealing with senior stakeholders, both internal and external.

Working pattern:

• Flexibility and work from home are currently in place due to COVID restrictions but further down the line, the business will require somebody who can work in London on a daily basis. This is NOT a permanent remote working opportunity.

Please apply by sending over an up to date CV and I'll be in touch to discuss further.

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