Head of Legal: - Six Month FTC

£65,000 - £70,000

The Client

An asset manager who's European business is based out of London. Significant AUM across a range of instruments in multiple jurisdictions.

The Role

Responsible for formulating and implementing legal policies for the business in the UK and other European jurisdictions.

- Responsible for the Strategic direction of the Legal Department

- Maintaining external and internal relationships to maintain the reputation of the firm

- Open door policy is required

- Implementation of relevant regulatory requirements

- Management of external panel

- Contract review

- Oversight of Litigation as and when required

- Responsible for all Legal matters

- Managing the Legal team

Who they are looking for

- A pro-active qualified lawyer with 8+ years PQE

- Significant exposure to the Financial Markets

- Strong knowledge of regulatory environment in the UK

- Experience of managing a team

- Experience of working in multiple jurisdictions

Key Skills and Attributes

- Team player with strong written and oral skills

- Business and Financial knowledge

- Integrity is key as is discretion