Head of Legal

Chadwick Nott
Bristol, England / Gloucestershire, England / England, Somerset
+ equity
Closing date
23 Oct 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Company/Commercial, Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
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My client is an established communications business based in the South West.

They now have need to recruit a Head of Legal to set up and establish their in-house legal function. Reporting into the CFO, the role will be responsible for providing legal services to the business and will lead the legal function to ensure the provision of timely, commercially-focused legal advice and to actively manage risk.

The role will provide proactive and pragmatic legal advice on a broad range of legal matters to the Board and senior management team, procuring external specialist legal advice where cost effective.

A qualified solicitor with experience of working in-house with a minimum of 10 years PQE, you will have a strong general commercial background and will be able to advise on a wide variety of legal matters including commercial contracts, company law, litigation and regulatory matters.

As well as having a commercial approach you will be an outstanding communicator who is able to build relationships and understand colleagues' aims, supporting and influencing them whatever their level of legal or business knowledge.

Competitive salary plus equity on offer.

To apply for this position, or to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 200 5576 or davidcartwright@chadwicknott.co.uk

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit www.chadwicknott.co.uk or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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