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Senior In-house Legal Adviser

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Florit Brooke
Salary
From £55,000 to £65,000 per year
Location
Manchester
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Senior In-house Legal Counsel - Manchester

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior In-house Commercial Lawyer to join a well known global brand in Manchester. As a senior member of the team, you will be responsible for advising on all legal and operational risk matters across the business. The more technical element of the role will involve the reviewing, drafting and negotiating of high value commercial agreements, some IP work, corporate and litigation.
We are seeking a UK qualified commercial lawyer with at least 5 years pqe experience gained ideally in-house but candidates from private practice will be considered. Candidates from a regulatory background would be of interest.
For further information about this particular opportunity, or perhaps a more general confidential discussion of your circumstances and career options, please contact Andy Balmer by telephone or via our website or submit your CV.

Whilst we aim to respond to all enquiries within 5 working days this is not always possible due to the significant volume of applications we receive. If you are not suitable for our clients requirements then we will endeavour to notify you of this.

Florit Brooke acts as an employment agency. Salary and PQE levels, where stated, are given purely as a guide. If there are any reasonable adjustments which you feel should be made to the recruitment process to assist you in your applications through Florit Brooke or subsequent attendance at interviews then please notify us at your earliest convenience.

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Andrew Balmer
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In-house Legal Counsel - 3 years' pqe+, Cheshire based

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BCL Legal In House
Salary
Competitive
Location
Cheshire
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

The organisation that we are representing is the UK's largest provider of specialist solutions and services primarily working in the technology and financial services sectors. Following its recent acquisition by a Fortune 500 company, a new opportunity has arisen for a lawyer to join the business as Legal Counsel. The position is based in Cheshire.

Working closely with the General Counsel, the role of the lawyer is to assist in all commercial legal aspects of growing the business in the UK and across Europe. This may involve the management and negotiation of complex, multi party agreements and often ground breaking contracts.

Our client is looking for a commercially savvy lawyer with an understanding of technology and the rapidly changing nature of this sector. Much of the work undertaken is cutting edge and as the business pushes into Europe this opportunity will provide a great role for a mid level lawyer.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years pqe gained within the commercial or corporate team of a leading law firm or recognised in-house team.

Please only apply for this opportunity if you have the requisite skills and experience.
If you would like any further information please contact BCL Legal.
For a full list of exclusive legal vacancies please visit BCL Legal website.

BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.

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Ruth Taylor
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Reference
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Group Tax Manager

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Axon Resourcing Limited
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From £50,000 to £60,000 per year
Location
Bolton
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

My client is one of the real success stories of the North West as an organisation. A Listed organisation that has achieved Year on Year growth, they now have the need to appoint a Group Tax Manager to be based in their state of the art Head Office. In this newly created role you will manage all the group's direct and indirect tax affairs; ensure compliance across their European jurisdictions, whilst understanding and mitigating tax risks across the UK and their growing European operations. In addition to this you will prepare direct tax returns, whilst working closely with the Group Finance Director to continually improve existing systems and processes.
On a personal level you will be confident, credible and happy to work in a vibrant office environment. You will be self motivated by nature and comfortable managing your own workload, as such someone who was looking for reduced or part time hours will happily be considered.

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Chris Paramore
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Reference
CP/20598/Axon

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Finance Business Partner

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Butler Rose
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From £60,000 to £60,000 per year
Location
Cheshire
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Market leading life and pensions company, with group funds under management of circa £70 billion, seeks a high calibre Finance Business Partner. This is a high profile role in a successful corporate finance business unit that supports the group and allows them to continue to deliver innovative solutions to both their distribution partners and customers.

The Finance Business Partner will utilise a mixture of business strategy and excellent technical financial skills to enable the group to deliver process improvement, efficiency or business growth. As well as regular reporting, the role will be heavily project based, considering new revenue streams, growth initiatives and commercial opportunities and their impact on the financial performance of the organisation.

Further duties will include, decision making support to critical initiatives and investment projects and the delivery of targets through insightful analysis & idea generation.

The successful applicant will ideally demonstrate and evidence the following:

A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with experience gained in a commercial role within a finance function. Proven relationship management and business partnering skills

Previous experience gained in a fast paced commercial environment, ideally Financial Services.

Technically strong financial and management accounting skills

Strong modelling and PC skills with proven proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint.

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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John Skillern
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Interim VP of Finance

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Aston Fisher Ltd
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From £600 to £800 per day
Location
North West
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or accounting (MBA preferred and required if Bachelor’s degree isn't in accounting)
Job term
Contract
Job hours
Full time

The Interim Vice President of Finance will be part of a highly successful division of this organisation, and working closely with the CFO and divisional MD to accelerate growth and global adoption of the division’s advanced technology. The division has decades of experience and industry leadership combined with an entrepreneurial flair.

The division operates in the US, UK, the Nordics and Central Europe with revenues totalling over £90 million and is one of the key business units of the company, consistently delivering superior margins and high customer accolades.

The Interim Vice President of Finance will have financial oversight, budgeting and financial leadership responsibility across this dynamic, important and growing group. Responsibilities will include, decision making support, reporting, planning, forecasting and general financial analysis. This role is the key partner to the President and will be integral in complex contract negotiations, CapEx investments and establishing and monitoring the division’s strategy. Additionally, it will be key in supporting the operational executives in measuring and improving performance. The role will involve extensive customer interaction, plus be highly visible within the parent company. The group prides itself on having a flat organization where executives serve as individual contributors, leaders, mentors, and managers.

The Interim Vice President of Finance will have a small experienced staff that handles the bulk of the division’s financial planning and analysis functions. They will have the flexibility to focus on the strategic and tactical growth and performance of the division whilst working closely with the company’s Shared Service Centres, which handle transaction accounting for the whole of the Group.

Ideal Candidate Experience
• In depth experience of financial management/supervisory responsibility with direct reports
• Direct supervision of, or participation in, operations
• Successful track record in a growth oriented organization
• Direct participation in negotiating complex contracts (preferably in energy, aerospace or defence industries)
• Active participation the analysis of mergers and acquisitions
• High degree of comfort with international travel and work
• Have exposure to Lean, Advanced Manufacturing Practices and/or Six Sigma manufacturing
• Expertise in budgeting, forecasting and planning
• Strong knowledge of general accounting a plus
• Hyperion experience highly desired
• Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or accounting (MBA preferred and required if Bachelor’s degree is
not in accounting)

Key Responsibilities
• As a key member of the division executive management team, contribute to overall business strategy and optimize operational structure required to support significant growth. Act as full business partner to the division President and contribute to growth and profitability of the division
• Review and analyse FP&A environment (people, process), develop strategic plan to improve, and then tactically execute changes
• A Business Partner who will lead, coach, counsel and support the development of the Division Finance Team
• Work with and oversee complex contracts, particularly in the oil and gas and aerospace sectors, including determining expected profitability
• Serve as an operations-focused commercial business partner to senior leadership
• Develop financial presentations and reports for senior management, in an environment demanding both accuracy and speed (advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required)
• Accomplish the Division’s financial/transactional goals through his/her own focused team and the global shared service centers
• Responsible for the preparation and analysis of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and reviewing monthly closes from data supplied by the shared service centers
• Analyze actual vs. budget/forecast variances and summarize underlying drivers of variances
• Guide the formulation of profitability and business plans to support targeted performance and growth of the Company
• Conduct monthly operations reviews with VP’s and General Managers by site
• Claims and litigation issues oversight:
• Interface with attorneys, insurance and assessment of legal matters relating to:
• Customer claims
o Bankruptcies
• Contractual disputes

Ideal Candidate Characteristics
• Leadership: A confident individual with the ability to connect and inspire others. A proven track record of leading projects and teams directly and indirectly that successfully achieves milestones and completes deliverables
• Problem Solver: A creative yet pragmatic problem solver. Methodical and hands-on, as well as detail-oriented
• Analytical Thinking and Decision-Making: Keeps abreast of enterprise and financial trends/issues who can then integrate that thinking into business strategies. Decisive and logical at thoroughly evaluating issues. Excellent planning, execution, and project-management skills
• Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills: A team player and builder, receptive to ideas from others. Shares information and keeps team members and partners informed. Works effectively with others to identify and resolve issues. Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact successfully with all levels of management as well as a diverse work force
• Communication: Can clearly communicate with and motivate team to accomplish business objectives. Additionally, strong communication (in English) both verbal and written, with leadership team to highlight strategies, status, and challenges where additional assistance is required. Willing to speak openly, candidly on issues and challenge current thinking or past practices
• Ethics: Highest level of professional integrity and honesty as well as personal credibility
• Results Oriented: A driver who possesses the ability to take actions and implement effective solutions in a timely manner
• Great attitude and work ethic with knowledge of the aerospace, energy or defence markets

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James Aston
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Reference
AF2679
Duration
6 months

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Head of Commercial Law

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Richmond Knightley Recruitment Limited
Salary
From £40,000 to £70,000 per year
Location
Manchester
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Job title - Head of Commercial Law
Salary - £40,000 - £70,000
Working Hours - (Monday to Friday)
Location - Bolton, UK

My client was founded in 2008 and with strong growth through diversity and teamwork the business now provides extensive Legal Services and guidance to clients across the UK. They have a highly qualified team which consists of Solicitors, Trainee Solicitors, Litigation Executives and a high skilled resource team, who help to provide a quality and effective service to all their clients.

My client is seeking a candidate who will initially be expected to build the department and to produce and implement a framework to enable expansion of activity within this sector.

Required Skills & Experience/ Responsibilities:
• Minimum of 5 years PQE within Commercial Law
• Ability to train and develop the team to further add to the department skill-set
• Undertake business development
• The ability to think creatively and commercially in sync (balancing rules, regulations, risks, client interests and revenues).
• Project management skills.
• Leadership skills
• The dedication and skill to keep up to date with a constantly evolving area of the law
• Highly skilled in drafting and negotiation
• Adaptability, able to work alone and as part of a team
• The ability to manage a high work load and prioritise that work accordingly

About You:
• You are organised
• You have excellent communication skills
• You are a team player
• You ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• You have excellent time management and organisational skills

About Richmond Knightley:
Richmond Knightley Recruitment is a Specialist Consultancy, amalgamating over 10 years worth of experience. We are regulated by the Institute of Recruiters, the Employment Agencies Act 1973 and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2002.
We specialise in the Legal, Medical, I.T. and Customer Management Sectors respectively. Resulting in providing you the best advice possible based on your experience and credentials.
We boast a magnitude of Legal 500, magic circle law firms, Blue Chip Clients and dynamic Small Medium Enterprises, amongst our growing portfolio. Feel confident in the best advice for your next career move, through an excellent group of Accredited Consultants.

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Saaima Patel
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SP135

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Regional Financial Controller

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Axon Resourcing Limited
Salary
From £55,000 to £65,000 per year + Car
Location
Manchester
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

This leading wholesale and distribution business is looking appoint a Financial Controller into its largest division. You will assume responsibility for financial control across the multi-site business, and work closely with the Managing Director in terms of driving strategy and commerciality across the organisation. In addition to the financial control element of this role you will be responsible for identifying acquisition targets, due diligence and integration, as well as other ad-hoc project work. The role will suit someone who is happy to be hands on in a “straight talking” environment, but can also manage upwards comfortably. To be considered for this role you will be a qualified accountant who has recent, hands-on experience of working within distribution, warehousing or FMCG environments.

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Chris Paramore
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Reference
CP/20513/Axon

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Industrial Disease Fee Earners - Manchester

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Search Legal Ltd
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From £12,000 to £750,000 per year
Location
Manchester-City-Centre
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

Industrial Disease Fee Earners - Manchester

My client is one of the largest personal Injury legal services firm in the UK. They are hugely successful and have ambitious plans for further expansion across a number of areas.

They now seek to appoint a significant number of Industrial disease Fee earners at all levels from entry level to Team Leader. The criteria for success is that you will already have worked in an Industrial Disease capacity, ideally in NIHL whether that is as part of a larger EL PL caseload or as a dedicated Fee earner/Solicitor in this area of law.

The firm also seeks entry level LPC or law graduates who have a genuine interest in this are of law and who can demonstrate some exposure through an elective during further studies.

In addition the firm is also actively seeking experienced Team leaders who can manage small teams of para legals, drive performance.

These are exciting opportunities for experienced and ambitious industrial disease Fee earners to join a well respected law firm and progress.

Please contact Sean or James at Search Legal Recruitment [contact details removed] or forward Cv for consideration.

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Sean kahn
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Reference
JS / 9832

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Corporate Solicitor - Chester

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eNL (North)
Salary
Competitive
Location
Cheshire
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

JOB TITLE: Corporate Solicitor
PQE: 2 - 7 years
LOCATION: Chester (Commutable from: North Wales, The Wirral and the North West)
SALARY: Dependant on experience

THE ROLE:
This leading regional law firm in Chester has an outstanding quality of national work that leading North West law firms would be proud to boast as their own. The work the corporate team undertakes is second to none and they are looking for a Corporate Solicitor to join the skilled team and manage a varied caseload of corporate files including but not limited to M&A, MBO, MBI, private equity and other general corporate matters.

THE CANDIDATE:
Applications are sought from talented Corporate Solicitor with circa 2 - 7 years experience in handling a varied caseload of corporate finance matters. You will have gained your experience within a top 100 law firm and have an excellent academic record in which you will be able to demonstrate. This specialist law firm is keen to appoint an exceptional Corporate Solicitor who has an understanding of the complexities involved in a corporate transaction.

THE FIRM:
On offer from this specialist commercial law firm is a competitive salary which is comparable with North West salaries and a great opportunity for a Corporate Solicitor to really launch their career.

Contact Details:
If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Emma Clarke at eNL on [contact details removed] or email [contact details removed] or Linkedin [contact details removed] As part of our candidate carndidate process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to [contact details removed] to register your interest for similar positions.
eNL follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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In House Senior Commercial Lawyer – Flexible Working

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McKenzie Douglas
Salary
Competitive
Location
Manchester
Job term
Permanent
Job hours
Full time

In House Senior Commercial Lawyer – Flexible Working - Manchester

Our client is a household name PLC seeking to strengthen its legal team with a number of additional lawyers. You will enjoy a high level of autonomy whilst working within a supportive team.

They are seeking a lawyer to take a senior management role, working on legal strategy and management of a number of staff. You will give legal advice to the business on a broad range of legal and risk matters including compliance/regulatory matters, general commercial contracts (marketing, sales, supply, consultancy, facilities, policy); support tenders; manage disputes; and oversee corporate transactions.

You will possess strong contracts experience, particularly in regard to complex matters, exposure to managing other lawyers and working with management at a senior level.

You must be a team player with the confidence to work autonomously.

This position could be based in their North West or Yorkshire offices and can involve some home-working as well as flexible working hours.

This is a highly personable, supportive team and a great working environment.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Jacqui Douglas of McKenzie Douglas

To be considered for this role you must be eligible to work in the UK

*McKenzie Douglas always reviews all applications on merit

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