Divisional General Counsel - Education

LHH Recruitment Solutions
110000.00 - 120000.00 GBP Annual
Oct 27, 2023
Nov 24, 2023
Contract Type

LHH (formerly Badenoch & Clark) are representing a prestigious client in their search for a Divisional General Counsel – Education. Our client is a true market leader in their sector and very desirable place to work.

Job Purpose

This positions forms part of an executive leadership team whom are tasked with delivering a range of global business objectives. The role requires excellent stakeholder management skills to support and facilitating growth initiatives by providing pragmatic, commercial and solutions–driven legal advice.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the divisions legal resource, budgets and external counsel ensuring that legal risk is mitigated and business goals are met
  • Being an advocate for the legal department and managing a range of stakeholders throughout the global organisation, ensuring that legal requirements are met both internal and externally in every jurisdiction (some international travel may be required)
  • Leading a team of Lawyers to deliver short to long term objectives
  • Providing legal expertise on publishing, intellectual property and a range of other applicable legal matters
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of contractual matters
  • Providing legal expertise for a range of digital services

Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified Solicitor with 7+ years PQE
  • Experience of operating in a global legal environment
  • Demonstrable experience with education, publishing, general commercial and intellectual property law
  • Excellent technical drafting skills
  • Able to communicate with a broad array of global stakeholders
  • Management & leadership experience
  • Spanish language skills are desirable (but not essential)

Please apply immediately to be considered