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Senior Legal Counsel
Bristol/ Home Working
Who are we
IVCE is a veterinary services provider with a network of more than 1,300 clinics and hospitals across Europe.
Created in 2011 with just 20 vet practices they have now grown to become one of the largest carers of animals in the UK and having joined with Evidensia they are rapidly growing across Europe.
Vetsnow 24/7 hospitals provide the highest level of pet emergency care via state of the art facilities and specialist led teams.
As you can see IVCE is an incredibly fast growing organisation which has led to a recent valuation of €12 Billion.
The Legal team
Vanessa French joined in January 2021 as the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary with a remit to build an optimised legal, governance and compliance team.
Vanessa's goal is an integrated function aligned to the Group's vision. As an experienced GC she is building a core legal and governance team to proactively manage risk and support compliance, consistent with IVCE's values and culture.
This is a chance to be in at the start, to create and shape legal, within a successful and growing business.
Senior Legal Counsel
Senior in-house role, covering all aspects of IVCE business including M&A, commercial contracts and compliance.
This is a new role supporting the Group General Counsel and offers the opportunity for real development of legal within the business through functional design.
You will be involved with commercial activity surrounding IT projects, procurement and sales and marketing activity, as well as a range of compliance and corporate matters. Experience or demonstrable interest in legal operations would also be of interest.
We are looking for a talented commercial/ corporate lawyer who is passionate about IVCE's purpose -'healthy animals and happy owners'. If you are an animal lover you will easily get the importance of what IVCE do and therefore the importance of developing a first in class legal function.
Hopefully IVCE's values will resonate easily with you: To care, share, and dare.
If #betteranimalcare, #forceforgood and #valueaddinglegal appeals to you, we'd love to hear from you.
For more information please contact Mark Levine at BCL Legal via firstname.lastname@example.org
BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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