Head of Legal - Coventry

Hollyfield Personnel
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our well established client based in Coventry is looking to recruit a Head of Legal to join their team on a permanent basis.

Duties to include:

  • Primary role to collate and organize data, as and when required by the regulatory bodies
  • Support the strategic priorities for the company and provide legal and compliance advice for the business
  • Prepare legal responses to and from lawyers and regulatory bodies for CMA and Ofgem investigations
  • Assisting the company with claims and defenses
  • Undertaking complex administration work and research
  • Liaising with regulatory bodies and lawyers
  • Report to the Board of Directors, Risk and Audit committee and Group in relation to any compliance or legal issues which pose a risk to the business in accordance with the risk appetite of the company
  • Diaries critical dates to ensure issues resolved in a timely manner
  • Manage the direction and control of external legal and compliance advisers, ensuring maximum efficiencies of work are achieved and proactively managing costs incurred
  • Attend various meetings, take notes and prepare summaries/minutes of meetings
  • Case management from start to end of process
  • Ensure all correspondence are kept safely in-house
  • Any further legal work such as litigation
  • This is a stand-alone role

Key skills:

·Excellent communication skills both written and verbally

·Have the ability to use own initiative and require minimal supervision

·Good eye for detail

·Competent at dealing with CMA and Ofgem

·Ability to work under pressure and manage a heavy workload

Working hours:

Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week


£70,000 - £100,000 per annum

*** Please note; due to the high volume of CV’s we receive if you have not had a response to your application within 5 working days please assume on this occasion you have not been successful.***