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Head of Legal

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Specsavers

11d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Legal
  • £100K
  • Nottingham

Requirements

  • We need someone with extensive corporate legal experience. You should have in-depth knowledge of corporate law and company secretarial matters, strong leadership and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. If you're analytical, a problem-solver, and can influence others effectively, this role is perfect for you!

Responsibilities

  • We’re seeking a dynamic individual who can inspire and lead with confidence. Your role will involve providing strategic legal support, managing corporate compliance, and ensuring our licence to trade is maintained across approximately 1,500 companies. You’ll act as a key advisor on corporate governance matters to senior management and oversee essential legal training and compliance programs. If you have extensive experience in corporate law, exceptional leadership skills, and a knack for navigating complex legal landscapes, we want you on our team!
  • Ready to take the helm of our corporate legal team? As the Head of Legal - Corporate & Company Secretarial, you'll collaborate with various business functions and external legal advisors to drive process improvements and mitigate legal risks. You’ll oversee the drafting, negotiation, and review of a wide range of contracts and legal documents, ensuring our operations comply with relevant laws and regulations. Your role also includes horizon scanning for new legislation and implementing risk mitigation strategies to safeguard our business.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1984
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Specsavers is a company that operates a chain of optical and hearing care stores. Their ultimate goal is to provide accessible and high-quality eye and hearing care services to individuals and communities. Specsavers' purpose revolves around delivering professional and affordable optical and audiology solutions, enabling people to access essential eye and hearing care, maintain their sensory health, and enhance their overall quality of life. Through their services and extensive network of stores, they aim to promote eye and ear health awareness, offer expert advice and products, and contribute to the well-being of their customers.