Head of Legal - PQE Solicitor - Cambridge - 90K

Recruiter
Circle Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Salary
70000.0000
Posted
04 Feb 2017
Closes
04 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Legal - PQE Solicitor - Cambridge - 90K

I am currently looking for a Head of Legal for a leading client based in central Cambridge. The will suit a Head of Legal or senior solicitor / Lawyer who has 5 years PQE (Post qualified experience) and has commercial and business experience. Any experience in contracts and tender documents would be a bonus.

You must be fully qualified with at least 5 years' experience in a commercial environment and ideally have EMEA legal experience. If you are able to speak French, then this would be a bonus but not essential.

Duties include:

  • Review and provide advice on legal matters, including on contracts and tender documents required. This includes setting clear objectives and take ownership of all processes
  • Responsible for the development of the in house legal department across EMEA
  • Work on tender submission processes and provide relevant legal advice. It will involve analysis of complicated legal documents, including contracts.
  • Create efficient systems in relation to compliance, such as financial transaction compliance, anti-bribery and corruption. You should be able to highlight legal problems and create strategies to reduce high litigation costs and risk
  • Manage the Contract Managers across both the UK and EMEA, providing advice on procurement and contract issues
  • Keep staff up to date on current legal issues, review current procedures and liaise with stakeholders to make necessary improvements

The Head of Legal role will require travel to EMEA countries as it is an EMEA wide role. The ideal candidate will need to be self-sufficient, as they will be reporting into their Global Head of Legal based in Australia and you will need to be able to work autonomously and at different time zones.

My client is looking to pay a starting salary of between £70,000 - £90,000 + Benefits. You will based out of the central London office

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