Head of Legal Services

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Company: Our client is an international property company specialising in high-quality accommodation for thousands of residents in the UK and overseas. The company works collaboratively with its strategic partners to design, build and manage an ever-growing portfolio of high-quality properties that make it a global leader in its field. Role - Head of Legal Services UK: This is a new role intended to support the UK Director of Legal by assuming responsibility for the management of day to day legal activities for the UK business. Working collaboratively with a range of internal stakeholders, the Head of Legal Services will lead on all non-contentious and contentious operational legal matters for the UK, plus larger projects and legal matters for the Group. Principle accountabilities include all day-to-day commercial contracts and agreements; bids and tender support; management of acquisitions and disposals; corporate due diligence; execution of project agreements; finance documentation; and liaising with external funders, partners and advisors. In addition, you will manage, develop and supervise the In-house Lawyer ensuring their continuous development and progress. About you: Although our client is a property business, they are not seeking to recruit a property solicitor. Instead, they seek to hire a c. 10 years' PQE commercial solicitor who is able and willing to apply their knowledge to commercial and contractual matters, as well as other areas and legal specialisms. Existing in-house experience is preferred and you must be willing and able to support the junior lawyer in the team. What's on offer: Our client is offering a competitive basic salary + discretionary bonus + 5% pension contribution + life assurance scheme + Medicash healthcare cashplan. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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