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Head of Legal

An opportunity to join Wales’s largest independent finance house is now available for a motivated and hardworking individual here at Henry Howard Finance. As one of the UK’s leading finance provider for SMEs, we are looking for a professional who will enhance our company’s reputation, reinforce our company values and support our rapid growth plans.

Reporting into our Chief Financial Officer & Head of Legal, you will support the delivery of legal expertise across the business and external negotiations. In our fast-paced, growing environment you will have an opportunity to make a significant impact on the company’s objectives and contribute to the wider success of the business.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Control, manage and mitigate the legal risk faced by the business
  • The single point of legal expertise within the business, liaising with key stakeholders accordingly
  • Lead all contractual negotiations in support of business needs
  • Provide legal support on all internal projects including new product development, process and infrastructure development
  • Manage external legal spend and external legal partner relationships
  • Lead legal relationships with trade bodies e.g. FLA and regulators e.g. FCA/ICO

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified Solicitor with 3-5 years PQE
  • Experience in financial services industry desirable
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment
  • Experience in liaising with trade bodies such as the FLA
  • High attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Commercially astute with a passion for making legal relevant and value add to the business
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Influencer at all levels

 

Full Time

Permanent

9:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday

Please apply in the first instance by sending your CV to humanresources@hhf.uk.com