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A Head of Legal / Senior Counsel opportunity has arisen within a market leading group based in Lancashire. Reporting to the UK General Counsel you will be responsible for supporting all of the business units and support departments comprising the UK group as well as managing at team of 2.
The role will require involvement across a number of areas including general advice, commercial contracts, litigation, regulatory matters and corporate governance with a particular focus currently on ESG.
Although this is not a Board position you will form part of the senior leadership team and, either from the beginning or with support, take part in Board meetings for the UK Group.
The role would best suit a lawyer with at least 5 years PQE gained either in-house or in a commercial team in private practice with experience of advising senior stakeholders. This could work well for a lawyer looking for their first Head of Legal role or someone wishing to develop into a role at that level. The business has a well-backed plan for continued growth and diversification and a strong balance sheet.
Some time in the office will be required so applications are invited from candidates who can travel to Lancashire on a hybrid basis. The role is available on either a full time or 4 day per week basis.
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