Legal

Within the Legal space, Green Park has a proven track record of identifying and attracting top talent to local, national and international businesses.

As with our other specialist practices, we draw on a wealth of experience working with leading organisations, working in collaborative strategic partnerships that focus on delivering results, ‘Right First Time.’

Green Park’s network of senior Legal executives spans sectors and geographies, meaning that we are able to swiftly reach out and establish the relative attractiveness of roles and employer brands, helping to inform and guide the strategy for the campaign.

Our research department is then swiftly mobilised to support the identification and attraction of top talent, and the candidate appraisal process is backed by our bespoke, trademarked assessments and our rigorous ISO 9001:2000 accredited interview methodology.

Our customers trust the team at Green Park to deliver their most time-sensitive and business critical Legal roles. They also value our attention to detail and discretion in dealing with high-profile, sensitive hires.

If your organisation requires a senior Legal executive - on either an interim or permanent basis - please call Steve Baggi (search) or James Hunt (interim) on 020 7399 4300.

To see a selection of the previous high profile Legal assignments we have been mandated to assist, please view the track record section at the bottom of this page.

As you will see, Legal roles which we are regularly undertaken to deliver include both interim and permanent placings of the following:

  • Legal Director
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Counsel
  • Commercial Counsel
  • Commercial Lawyer
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • In-house Lawyer
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Finance Lawyer
  • M&A Lawyer
  • Litigation Lawyer
  • Employment Lawyer
  • Derivatives Lawyer
  • Commercial Solicitor
  • Dispute Resolution Solicitor
  • Outsourcing Lawyer

Track Record

Interim GI Economic Capital Senior Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
SS14599
Location:
London
Salary:
£900 - £1200 per day
Duration:
12 months

The Client

Our client is seeking a qualified GI Actuary to come in on a 12 month contract to support the Head of Economic Capital on a temporary basis during 2014 as the company prepares for submitting its application for internal model approval

The Interim Assignment

Key responsibilities include –

  • To lead the primary validation of components of the internal model. Working with component owners and the independent validation team.
  • The close issues on the issues log. With a specific focus on those raised through validation exercises and which require resolution before the submission of the application for internal model approval.
  • The produce such documentation to support the application for internal model approval. This may include technical documentation, specific validation evidence or internal reports and presentations.
  • To review work carried out within the capital modelling team to ensure it is off sufficient quality.
  • To be responsible for the delivery of specific tasks or projects as decided by the Head of Economic Capital, working with the other managers in the capital modelling team with regards to task priority and resources.

The Interim Manager

To be considered you will be a qualified actuary or other relevant professional experience, ideally with the following technical knowledge -

  • Solvency II technical knowledge
  • Econometric modelling;
  • Catastrophe modelling
  • Financial and Actuarial Acumen
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Risk Management
  • Validation principles and practice
Interim Economic Market Analysis Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14489
Location:
North West
Salary:
£600 - £700 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Our client is a major UK retail bank.

The Interim Assignment

The Interim Economic Market Analysis Manager will be involved with:

• Providing long term economic forecasts as input into the strategic plan

• Quarterly economic monitoring

• Looking at future trends for existing and future markets

• Looking broadly at the financial services sector, trends, competitors and markets to support the strategic reviews

• Providing monitoring, reporting, forecasting and analysis to the bank

The Interim Manager

This is an interim role for an individual who has experience working in a similar role at a senior level with management of a team, as well as the following attributes:

• Experience as an economist

• Strong knowledge of the UK financial services regulatory policies

• Understanding of UK economic policy

• Staff management

Interim Solvency II Analyst
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PH14599
Location:
North West
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
14 months

The Client
Our client is a financial services organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Due to significant change within their Solvency II programme, our client requires additional resource for an Interim Solvency II Analyst. Details of the role are as follows: • to support the internal model validation team and run the financial reporting requirement • the ability to communicate sensitive financial information with other department heads • produce financial data and communicate the requirements to board level • definition of the business requirements for a SAT document repository using SharePoint technology

The Interim Manager The Interim Solvency II Analyst will possess the following attributes: • ideally an actuarial background or accountancy experience • knowledge of Solvency II requirements and experience of SAT • good interpersonal skills and an ability to work in adaptable situations

Interim Commercial Counsel / Lawyer
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN14441
Location:
London
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Green Park is proud to be partnering a global market leader within consumer markets, assisting them by adding strength to their in-house legal by adding an accomplished in-house Interim Commercial Counsel / Lawyer for a period of 6 months.

The Interim Assignment

Our client is looking to appoint a very high calibre 5 / 6 years PQE commercial counsel, you will have gained this experience either as in-house counsel previously or a top tier commercial law firm. The Interim Commercial Counsel / Lawyer role covers a wide-ranging set of responsibilities, primarily in contract legal work however litigation may also be required. The role will be based in London however due to our client’s gravitas and market positioning, periodic travel may be required.

The interim Manager

Our client requires an immediately available professional interim commercial counsel / lawyer who has a proven track record within household organisations. You will need to be hands on as the work will surround contract reviews, clause drafts, due diligence – this would be imperative that you could pick up straight away. The individual would been to be collaborative, innovative, someone who can see ways to mitigate risk and add value pro-actively to the organisation.

Interim Programme Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
NC14422
Location:
South West
Salary:
Negotiable
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a Local Authority in the South West tasked with achieving substantial savings over the next three years. Part of the strategy to deliver these savings / generate additional income is through economic and urban regeneration. Our client wishes to achieve all its objectives by 2020 and this will include being recognised as one of Europe’s finest, most vibrant cities where an outstanding quality of life is enjoyed by everyone.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Programme Manager will require in-depth knowledge of commercial and residential property development, commercial being office new-build and conversion, and industrial building development. This is a difficult waterside site and so knowledge of harbour-side development, planning, infrastructure, and engineering would also be invaluable. It is estimated that the development will cost in the region of £70m and generate 1600 new marine industry jobs as well as new homes. The role will also include profiling and drawing-down of all project funding from the Council and external sources, record-keeping and financial auditing and reporting. The project may also require the formation and delivery of asset backed vehicles, investment funds, joint ventures and partnerships, as required, to secure private and public sector investment into the project. The role will require the post holder to manage and be accountable for all external consultants and contractors engaged to work on the project. The post holder will work collaboratively with various government agencies, service departments of the council, local LEPs and other local authorities within the South West and with private sector development partners and commercial firms, to bring forward the project.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Programme Manager requires significant post-qualification professional experience in industrial, commercial and housing property development, property legal and planning issues, public funding, estate management, commercial investment and high-value property investment. Experience should include completing property acquisitions and disposals, development appraisals, joint ventures, limited partnerships/local asset backed vehicles and a good understanding of corporate structures and development funding. Qualifications such as Prince2, RTPI, ICE or RICS would be advantageous.

Interim Head of Legal Services
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
NL14384
Location:
East of England
Salary:
£500 - £600 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is an innovative and high performing Local Authority in the East of England.

The Interim Assignment
Due to an internal restructure, our client is looking to recruit an interim Head of Legal Services for approximately 6 months. For the time being, Legal and Democratic Services have separate management structures, so this role is specifically to run Legal Services and act, as required, as Deputy Monitoring Officer. The Legal Service is split in to three high performing teams covering Litigation, Child Protection and Commercial. The team is highly regarded internally. The role is to lead and manage the service and ensure it continues to provide high quality legal advice across the Council during a period of time when a number of key back office functions are restructuring.

The Interim Manager
It is essential that the Interim Head of Legal Services will have at least 5 years recent experience of managing and leading Legal Services in Local Authorities. Candidates will need to be able to take on the role of Deputy Monitoring Officer and will be immediately available to work in the East of England on site for at least 3 if not 4 days per week. Given the specific nature of the role we will only be able to consider candidates who meet if not exceed all of the above criteria.

Public Services Ombudsman
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AB14271
Location:
Wales
Salary:
£140k per annum

As the Public Services Ombudsman, you will investigate complaints made by members of the general public that they have suffered hardship or injustice as a consequence of maladministration or service failure by Welsh public bodies. These bodies include the Welsh Government, local government including community councils, the National Health Service including General Practitioners, registered social landlords and a range of other public bodies. You will champion individuals who have suffered an injustice and work to secure the best possible outcome where injustice has occurred. Through your work you will help to promote high standards in public life and continuous improvement in the standards of public services in Wales. As well as having a strong commitment to upholding the rights of ordinary citizens, you will need excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills. Independence of judgement is also an essential requirement. A demonstrable track record of influencing and negotiating at a senior level is essential. Knowledge of local government and/or the National Health Service would be a distinct advantage. To view this advert in Welsh, please click here: http://www.green-park.co.uk/jobs/view/board-placements-14271-Ombwdsmon-Gwasanaethau-Cyhoeddus-Cymru/

Head of Financial Crime for Individuals (Retail, Cards and Private Banking)
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
JB14145
Location:
London
Salary:
c. £130k

The Client

Our client, a large bank, requires a Head of Financial Crime for Individuals (Retail, Cards & Private Banking).

The Role

The purpose of this role is to establish a new team responsible for the oversight of Financial Crime (AML, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery) compliance across our client’s business units that cater primarily for individual clients. (primarily Retail, Cards and Private Banking). Tasks include:

  • Providing approval for high risk client and PEP on-boarding, together with approvals for escalation, waivers and breaches.
  • Providing strategic leadership and direction to achieve effective oversight, control and enhance prevention of financial crime within these business units.
  • Develop, implement, review and maintain tailored and relevant financial crime standards relating to these business units.
  • Provide a ‘centre of excellence’ for technical guidance and policy interpretation in relation to financial crime for these business units, facilitating the development of appropriate solutions to identified issues, specifically tailored to these units.

 

Head of Financial Crime – Policy and Training
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
JB14143
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive salary

The Client

The purpose of the Head of Financial Crime role is to provide strategic leadership on policy setting and training requirements levels across all of our client’s entities in the UK bank and in line with global standards.

The Role

Tasks include:

  • To develop a formal training strategy, providing thought leadership on training methodology and to liaise and influence all businesses on training needs.
  • Providing key input into financial crime strategy to the GMLRO and UK business across the corporate and retail bank, developing global markets, trade finance, asset management and offshore businesses.
  • To lead proactive and effective systems and controls in respect of Sanctions/CTF and PEP activity.
Head of Financial Crime – Assurance, Governance and Reporting
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
IB14146
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive salary

The Client

The purpose of this role is to set up and develop the strategic direction of the Assurance function for our client’s UK Group covering AML, Sanctions and Counter-Terrorist Financing and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption. This is a key function within the overall Financial Crime team.

The Role

Tasks include:

  • To develop and establish a robust business risk assessment methodology across all business lines and an on-going annual programme that links in with monitoring plans.
  • To establish a robust monitoring methodology & annual risk based programme with a feedback loop to the business risk assessment.
  • To define and lead the establishment of the preferred risk assessment and monitoring technological solution and implement it and tune and calibrate on an ongoing basis.
  • Providing strategic key input into financial crime strategy to the GMLRO.
  • To develop processes and to lead the bank towards proactive and effective systems and controls in respect of AML, Sanctions and Counter-Terrorist Financing and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption.

 

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