Head of Legal

Our client, a FTSE 200 company, is seeking a Head of Legal to manage a team which focuses on all the regulatory matters for the business. The successful candidate will ideally have management and/or leadership experience within a regulated organisation ideally FCA regulated, as well as an approachable and a down to earth personality. Experience in insurance would be highly advantageous but is not essential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing day to day legal advice and support in relation to strategy, new business ventures and contract queries, applying commercial and operational thinking & knowledge holistically.
  • Supporting day to day management of legal issues in regulated entities.
  • Using judgement & experience to give specialist advice such as FCA, Regulatory, Data, Intellectual Property, Employment & Litigation, on new & proposed legislation, regulation and guidance.
  • Drafting, negotiation and advising in relation to associated high value contracts.
  • Advising on insurance / regulatory M&A, acquisitions/disposals, joint ventures activity of all deal size.

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