Head of Commercial / Lead Counsel (12 Month FTC)

Head of Commercial / Lead Counsel (12 Month FTC)

Job Title: Head of Commercial / Lead Counsel (12 Month FTC)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Whiteley
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
Reference: 4591
Contact Name: Ferdiye Ozler
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2018 08:31

Job Description

Are you a qualified legal professional with several years’ experience looking for an in-house Head of Commercial position on a contract basis?

A growing, international recruitment business is looking for an experienced and commercial individual to join their business on a 12-month fixed term contract basis. This is a professional but friendly business, and the Head of Commercial / Lead Counsel will be joining an existing team of very capable professionals who will report into this role.

The position will be a very varied and hands-on position, including responsibility over commercial contracts and advice on legal issues.


Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the commercial team
  • Provide legal advice for the legal and regulatory aspects for the businesses commercial and operational affairs
  • Take ownership of the commercial contracts on an international scale
  • Deliver all legal services within the time and budget limits
  • Identify and mitigate legal risk
  • Produce reports on key legal matters

Person specification:

  • Professional legal qualification
  • 5 years post-qualification experience in-house or as a commercial/corporate associate in a law firm
  • Management experience
  • Time management and able to manage several tasks simultaneously
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

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