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Head of Legal

Hays Legal
England, London
£85000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + hybrid working, great package
Closing date
14 Jul 2021
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Your new company
An innovative and growing technology business in the music space in London, with an exciting development plan and experts across all areas of the business. The company has a strong leadership team in place and is looking for a Head of Legal to come on board to support the business as it continues its evolution. The company offers a hybrid working scheme and long-term equity options for the right candidate.

Your new role
A Head of Legal roles reporting to senior leadership, supporting the strategic and operational sides of the business. In this standalone role, you will advise the business on identifying and mitigating risk and negotiate and review a broad range of commercial contracts. Additionally, you will support in possible corporate transactions, while also playing an active role in fundraising life-cycles. In a broad remit, you will advise on ad hoc intellectual property, data privacy and advertising/marketing matters, managing external counsel for some specialist matters as necessary.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer from a top practice firm, with at least 5 years' PQE (as a guide), to take on this influential position. The business would love someone with a transactional corporate background and some experience with fundraisings, who can adapt in the role to take on the commercial work. You will be able to work autonomously with a commercial mindset, complementing the collaborative start-up culture. You will be confident in influencing stakeholders across the business and be credible at senior levels.

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a cutting-edge tech start-up in an exciting industry as an influential legal advisor. You will have a great level of autonomy to fulfil your role, working with key decision-makers. With potential equity options, a comprehensive benefits package and hybrid working ability, this is a fantastic opportunity to build your in-house legal career.

What you need to do now
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Specialist Knowledge
Network of Experts

Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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