Head of Legal - London

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2017
Closes
25 Oct 2017
Ref
CG144075
Contact
Catherine Geer
Sector/Practice Area
Media/Entertainment/Sport
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Contract/hours
Permanent
PQE
7+ years
Head of Legal
 
We are currently sourcing a senior commercial lawyer to take up the position of Head of Legal UK for a client that operates within the media sector in London.
 
This is a sole UK role, reporting into the General Counsel in Europe, and carries significant senior management exposure in the UK.
 
Handling a range of commercial contracts, this role will be highly visible and varied, and will include:
  • Working on tender and bid processes with the Sales team
  • Providing advice on and transacting technology contracts, commercial agreements, media agreements, and other specialist agreements 
  • Dealing with company secretarial matters
  • Operating as Compliance Officer
  • Managing legal budget and the relationship with outside counsel
  • Handling adhoc queries from the business and managing contentious issues.
This Head of Legal role would ideally suit a UK qualified solicitor with at least 7 years' PQE, with strong private practice training and subsequent experience in-house. Candidates should be confident at building solid relationships internally and externally, and be and happy to take autonomous charge of their work.
 
The offices are centrally located in London.