Head of Legal

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£90000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Closing date
5 Mar 2021

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Head of Legal

A truly unique and rare opportunity has arisen to lead a new start up law firm in the Yorkshire region. My client is a highly reputable and market leading personal injury specialist who are looking to recruit a Head of Legal.

As Head of Legal you will have responsibility for the supervision, compliance, management and performance of the firm. The Head of Legal will lead the firm to deliver upon its core responsibilities ensuring compliance with the SRA code of conduct, accounting rules, compliance and risk management policies, achieving all performance targets and being the firms lead and role model in achieving industry leading standards, levels of customer care and best practice initiatives. The Head of Legal will take an active role in firm wide projects to ensure continued business growth and lead the firm through significant periods of change.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE, as well as demonstrating they have successfully led and managed a fast-paced Personal Injury department or law firm previously. Previous experience of acting as a Compliance Officer for a Legal Practice is essential and experience operating at board room level is desirable.

This really is an exciting opportunity to lead and grow a law firm with an outstanding salary and benefits package on offer.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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