Head of Commercial – In House Legal


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Job Reference No: VAC-19677

Ref No: 3414553

A new vacancy has arisen with a large education company based in central London. This is a multi-million pound, multi-national company with an expanding in-house legal department. They seek a Commercial Solicitor with exposure to a range of general commercial work to head up their commercial section, reporting to Group Counsel. You will have another solicitor reporting to you, together with support staff. The company operates across a range of jurisdictions and the role will throw up some interesting matters to deal with. Central London firm background sought. Ideally after someone with 5 years PQE minimum in a city law firm. This is an opportunity to move in house and work fairly regular hours – 9am-6pm, although this is a company working at a very fast pace with varying hours at time across a range of time zones due to their locations around the world.. Office located a 3 minute walk from Chancery Lane Underground Station. The role will be full time and permanent. The company offer a competitive base salary plus bonus (10% in previous years), health insurance, pension contributions and package. Start date as and when.

Region: Greater London
Country: England
Areas of Law: Company Commercial
Salary or Hourly Rate: £95k per year + package, bonus, pension and more
Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 17 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at www.legalcareercoaching.co.uk. You can contact Jonathan at cv@ten-percent.co.uk