Head of Legal

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
North West
Location:
Manchester
Salary Description:
up to �100k basic
Posted:
22/01/2019
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
TD/SB/HL

Head of Legal

Location: M33

Salary: up to �100k basic, plus bonus & excellent benefits

Hours of Work: 37.5 per week

About the Company:

Sesame Bankhall Group operates within the UK Financial Services industry, with its core business in the intermediary market, providing support to over 11,000 advisers across the country. The Group brings together the leading network, support service provider and mortgage club, making it the UK's largest distributor of retail financial advice.

We are now looking for a Head of Legal (General Counsel) to join our team. You will provide legal advice and be responsible for the legal affairs of Sesame Bankhall group, managing the legal department and ensuring strong legal commercial support services across the group.

Head of Legal Responsibilities:

* Lead the commercial contractual negotiations, supporting the Commercial teams, to include drafting and negotiating agreements and supporting documentation.
* Deliver timely and high quality legal advice to the business all in a practical and commercially focussed way. Reduce risk, resolve issues and maximise the opportunity for the business to deliver on its purpose.
* Manage SBG's intellectual property rights and trademarks and protect against infringement. Support with IP specific matters in relation to commercial revenue growth, non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements and licences
* In conjunction with the requirements of the Executive, ensure the provision of excellent legal drafting and management of supplier contracts timelines.
* Lead the legal department, to provide legal guidance and support to the business on all matters that may arise across the group including but not limited to debt recovery, terms of business agreements and legal claims handling.
* Responsible for advice and support to the business to ensure compliance with the FCA, Data Protection Act and GDPR.
* Periodically reviewing and reporting on the legal risks of the group and assessing any actions required to mitigate these risks.

Head of Legal Requirements:

* Practising solicitor specialising in commercial law and /or financial services law either in private practice or in industry. Alternatively a barrister specialising in commercial law and financial services law practising in industry.
* Significant experience as a PQE solicitor; PQE barrister employed in Industry.
* Experience in influential decision-making at all levels within an organisation.
* Degree standard education, usually LLB (Hons) Law (desirable).
* Some exposure to FCA regulatory environment (desirable).
* Extended knowledge/awareness of business strategy, organisation, processes, technology, and finance and change/project management.
* Leadership skills.

Head of Legal Benefits:

* Car Allowance
* 27 days per annum + Bank Holidays
* Company Pension Scheme
* Life assurance, private medical insurance and income protection.
* Free Car Parking

If you meet the Head of Legal requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!

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