Head of Legal - London

Recruiter
B C T Resourcing
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Legal - In-House, General Commercial and IT
London
120000 - 150000 per annum + car, bonus, LTIP's, other benefits

Company client is seeking to appoint a Head of Legal in a newly created position based in their London office. Client would encourage application from those with a mix of TMT / TMC / Information Technology and General commercial contracts experience.

They are an exceptionally successful business (located and "born" in the UK) with a whole host of exceptionally cutting-edge consumer services and products. Their core business is centred on travel, resorts and tourism, with a range of complimentary products and services, from Financial services and insurance products, through to cutting edge consumer apps.

The reason for the existence of this newly created position is to absorb some of the current General Counsel's duties as part of a restructure in the department. This restructure has come about due to rapid growth in the department as they continue to add new services / products within this incredibly fast-paced and highly entrepreneurial business.

This role is the Head of Legal for commercial contracts which incorporates a very wide variety of assignments. As well as managing and improving on existing agreements in place you will need to understand and absorb some of the key challenges the organisation faces in the medium term. Some notable ones are at the macro-level, such as GDPR, and some are more strategic such as data management and usage, plus the interaction strategy with consumers achieved through their digital / on-line strategy. All of these will require in-depth understanding of the law in this area, especially with regard to B2B (supplier) and B2C (customer) agreements. An understanding of regulation in this arena is, therefore, highly desirable.

Consequently, I am seeking someone that has at least 5+ years of PQE experience and has the commercial maturity required to manage a capable team of lawyers. My client would encourage application from those with a mix of TMT / TMC and General Commercial contracts experience. Ideally, this will have been gained in a leading legal practice, coupled with some knowledge of working in-house, either as a career-move or on a secondment basis. You must also have a very strong academic background and a demonstrable record of occupational success.

This is an incredible opportunity for someone to stamp their imprint and character onto a senior legal position working for a market leading organisation. Your career path will allow you to have an on-going, valuable, and rewarding impact on the business as they continue to grow. This opportunity offers a strong, generous compensation package including a variety of composite parts including (but not limited to) car allowance, bonuses and share options.

If you're interested in this specific opportunity, or in having a proactive, private and confidential, career-management consultation please get in touch.

Keywords: In-House Counsel, Head of Legal, Legal Manager, Deputy General Counsel, General Commercial, TMT, TMC, Technology, Procurement, Commercial contracts, Information Technology, IT, Outsourcing, Data, Digital, GDPR, Data protection
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