Head of Legal

A well-known Charity are seeking an experienced Head of Legal for a 12-month contract to join their busy team and provide effective leadership, support and delivery of the Charities strategy.

You will be working closely with the General Counsel and Company Secretary, developing and maintaining relationships internally and externally. You will support the delivery of cross-organisational governance, risk and compliance programmes as well as ensuring appropriate systems and processes are in place to support good governance and compliance. You will also manage the legal team budget.

To be considered, you should have extensive experience as a commercial Lawyer, ideally in a similar Head of Legal position. You should have experience of leading a high performing legal team and advising on a broad range of complex commercial transactions. Furthermore, you should have experience of delivering business change programmes and have excellent knowledge of company and contract law, intellectual property, advertising & marketing law, and data protection.

On offer is a competitive salary of between £80,000-£95,000. The successful candidate would be expected to come into the office 2 days a week (Stratford).

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Louise Fussell

Louise Fussell

Manager - Legal Recruitment Public Sector, Charities & Not for Profits