General Counsel, Property and Business Group, central London

Hunter Gibson LLP
Central London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A General Counsel is sought to head the legal operations team for a private equity backed property and business services group based in central London.

The General Counsel position represents a fantastic opportunity for a senior lawyer to assume control of and develop the in-house legal function. The post holder will ensure that the company operates within the law at all times, offer counsel on legal issues and facilitate business strategy development. They will work closely with and report directly to the CEO, enabling them to have valuable strategic input into the continued success of the company and building relationships across the business, ensuring that the legal department is indispensable.

The successful candidate will be a senior level Head of Legal, Legal Director or General Counsel, with exceptional private practice training, in-house exposure and a finance focus. Ideally with experience leading an in-house legal function, either as part of a team or as Sole or General Counsel. They will possess exceptional commercial acumen and communication skills and be comfortable liaising across an international business including with senior management. They will be well versed with finance, property and business orientated commercial work, and will be a team player, ready to support different areas of the business.

Salary on offer is £200k basic plus the opportunity for equity potential.