Company Director - First North Law

North Yorkshire
Competitive package
14 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full time

First North Law is at a pivotal stage in its development, with solid foundations implemented by our current team of staff, we are looking for someone to accelerate our expansion. Joining us as our Company Director, you will have a significant track record in delivering first class legal services and a demonstrated ability in instigating and delivering commercial business growth. An entrepreneur, you will be equipped with the relevant skills to develop and expand our service. 

As Company Director, your role will include pitching for new business by making partnerships with key stakeholders, promoting our firm and its successes. You will be decisive in your approach, ensuring that all decisions are made in the best interests of the company whilst enhancing our customer service and the professional impact of our service. Acting as an agent for the business, you will manage the firm’s affairs and ensure the company is complying with obligations and meeting business targets and trading compliance. Working closely with the Managing Director (Assistant Chief Executive), and other board members, you will have a strategic approach to business, monitoring the company’s finances and influencing future direction for the firm. We are ideally looking for someone with a Barrister or Solicitor background, with a proven commercial acumen that can be utilised to source and deliver new business for our firm. 

This position provides an opportunity for a credible legal professional with a commercial focus to lead an organisation through an exciting period of development. With the market currently in growth, we want to take advantage of the expanding legal sector and transform our organisation. As well as being a financially stable company there is the opportunity for further investment to encourage the expansion of our firm, and with this the successful candidate will be able to grow their own career through solidifying their expertise and increasing both their legal and commercial abilities across an evolving list of sectors. 

Although the role will very much have a focus on leading our firm First North Law, there could be the opportunity to also lead the Council’s Income Generation Legal team either immediately or into the future following initial growth of the firm. Therefore the successful candidate could be employed by - First North Law or North Yorkshire County Council - taking into consideration applicants’ preferences and the different employment packages. There may also be the possibility of a relocation allowance for the right candidate. Due to this choice, we have provided two job description / person specification documents outlining two role profiles. 


Closing date: 8 September 2019 
Interviews: first stage to be confirmed with the final interview on Friday 20 September 2019 


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