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General Counsel & Company Secretary

General Counsel & Company Secretary

  • Permanent
  • Affinity Water Ltd
  • Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK    Salary: £Competitive plus exceptional benefits
  • This position has been filled.

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Affinity Water Limited

Hatfield, Hertfordshire

£Competitive plus exceptional benefits

We are the largest water-only supplier in the UK.  We deliver more than 940 million litres of safe, high quality drinking water to our 3.6 million customers each and every day. Water is essential for life, meaning the service we provide is vital for the customers we serve – this is a very special responsibility.

We are acquiring an innovative, dynamic, strategic, commercially astute General Counsel to be part of the new wave of our newly appointed senior executive team,  This is an exciting time at Affinity Water, the successful person will be entering a very motivated and dynamic business at a time when they can truly create/build positive change and really make a difference.

Reporting directly into the CEO, you be a key member of our board ensuring legal compliance, effective management of legal risk exposure whilst being an effective guardian of our organisation ensuring that you continuously challenge and facilitate the development of business strategies.

Another main element of this key position will be the leadership of a team of 17, which includes 7 qualified solicitors who specialise in property, planning, commercial and regulatory.  You will have the ability to naturally inspire, motivate and lead your team to become the best possible business partners enabling them to integrate and work effectively across our business.

You will be UK qualified, ideally from a regulated sector, with previous leadership and strategic exposure.  This is as much about technical as it is about the person fit.  You will have a collaborative approach to business with the innate ability to lead through inspiring and motivating.

Should you find this initial brief of interest and wish to find out further detail please contact Claire Sharp on 07931448925 or email

Please note that this assignment is being handled exclusively by our retained search consultants Mack Legal and all direct or third party applications will be forwarded to them for consideration.

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