Ref: JN -042019-2961
Banking, financial sector, Head of Legal, Compliance, Company secretarial
Our client in the banking sector is based in Central London. They are seeking a Head of Legal on a part time basis 3-4 days a week. They are offering flexible working patterns depending on candidate requirements.
The role will manage the Legal, Compliance and Company Secretarial functions including appointing, advising and overseeing third party law firms and company secretarial/compliance advisors.
The main responsibility of the role is to provide advisory support to the business around:
- Legal matters, transactional, corporate and employment
- Company secretarial governance and procedural matters
- Compliance matters relating to regulation, products, governance and monitoring
Candidates will be qualified lawyers with experience ideally from the banking sector (or financial services). He/she will have experience as a transaction based lawyer and have excellent oral and written communication. He/she will have excellent management and stakeholder management skills as well as the ability to work as part of a team. Must be a self starter and able to organise and prioritise accordingly. Some knowledge of company secretarial and compliance would be beneficial although a strong intellect and a desire to learn would support this.
- Flexibility – 3-4 days a week
- Salary – circa £90K FTE
- Location – Central London
- Recruiter – Elspeth Peters