General Counsel

Sacco Mann is immensely proud to be working exclusively in partnership with a hugely ambitious and highly successful PE backed business.

As one of the two main leaders in their market, the are extremely well placed to capitalise on a growing market and they are now looking make a key appointment in recruiting a General Counsel.
This is a position which would suit a UK qualified solicitor, who will report directly into the Board and CFO and prove to be an integral and valued member of the Executive Committee.

This is an essential position at a critical time as the group looks to make a timely move onto the next phase of their genuinely exciting journey.
The ideal candidate is likely to have had significant experience of working within the financial services sector and possesses a solid understanding the language the FCA and other regulators connected with the sector tend to employ.

It’s likely you’ll have at least 8 years PQE and will be a commercially minded and pragmatic problem solver.

They are not simply seeking a black letter law specialist.
Exposure to Private Equity would be beneficial but isn’t essential – most important are your honed organisation and communication skills as you form an integral fulcrum between external advisors, key stakeholders and the PE owners.

Its ultimately a rare role which will offer untypical exposure and access across the group at a critical time where there is likely to be a correlation between the success of the group and your own personal financial gain.
Candidates from a corporate, commercial or banking background are welcome to apply.

For an initial confidential conversation, please contact me at or call on 0113 4679789.

  • Location: Lancashire, England
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  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Sacco Mann
  • Posted: 13-Apr-2022
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