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.
• 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.
Tom joined Douglas Scott in 2017 as part of the In-house team. He works with a range of top businesses across various sectors of the In-house market to place legal professionals, from paralegal through to General Counsel. Prior to Douglas Scott, Tom worked for 2 and a half years for a Financial Services sector based recruitment agency. During this period he specialised in the placement of interim risk and compliance contractors. Tom has a degree in Sports Injury Rehabilitation.
"Tom provided an exceptional service. He was very quick to respond to my queries and talked extensively about the role, so I felt prepared going into the interview. I will definitely recommend Douglas Scott in the future."
In-house Legal Counsel | Manchester
Area of Law:
Compliance, Corporate Law, Company Commercial Law, Commercial Contracts, Corporate - Governance
Solicitor / FILEX, In House
£65,000 - £80,000
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