Head of Legal

Head of Legal
  • £80,000 - £85,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Shropshire, England Shropshire GBR b3 2hb
Job Ref: DCJ921941776
Sector (PP or In-house): In-house
Practice Area: Real Estate/Commercial Property
Date Added: 19 November 2021

The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded and ambitious organisation providing over 13,000 homes for affordable rent and low-cost home ownership across Shropshire and Staffordshire. It provides the very best housing, care and support services to their customers and are an organisation that prides itself on making a real difference to people's lives.

As the newly appointed Head of Legal Services, you will be responsible for developing and delivering a refreshed approach to the commissioning and delivery of legal advice to the Group. This position will also ensure Wrekin continues to respond effectively to meeting their corporate and regulatory responsibilities.

This is a career enhancing opportunity and the successful individual will be a key member of the Leadership team having overall responsibility for the legal function providing legal counsel to the Board, Executive and Leadership around a variety of Group matters.

This role is suitable for an experienced lawyer with a proven understanding of supporting a business across corporate and real estate law, commercial agreements, corporate governance and company secretarial work. A track record and proven ability to manage risk is also essential.

The successful applicant will be a UK-qualified solicitor with a minimum of 8 years' PQE currently working in an in-house leadership role within a complex customer focused organisation.

You must be a skilled communicator creative in your thinking and fleet of foot in delivery. You will also need to be an empowering, driven and influencing leader who has a natural tenacity and enthusiasm for developing and delivering an excellent corporate governance and legal service.

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

If you would like an informal conversation about the Group you can also reach out to Jan Lycett, Executive Director - Business Solutions via jan.lycett@wrekin.com

Please note any third-party applications will be forwarded to Chadwick Nott.

Closing date for applications: 21st November 2021

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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

Chadwick Nott
19/12/2021 09:48:08
GBP 80000 85000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
David Cartwright

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