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Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

  • Permanent
  • Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
  • South Wales / Hybrid    Salary: £Competitive package
  • Applications have closed.

Senior Legal Counsel 

Full or Part time South Wales – Hybrid working 

£Competitive plus benefits 

The Company

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has a rare opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to join its dynamic and supportive In-house legal team.

Dŵr Cymru keeps 3 million people healthy each day with safe, reliable water, and taking away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas. Dŵr Cymru is a not-for-profit, without shareholders, and the only water company of its kind in the UK.

The role

Reporting into the Head of Legal, you will play a leading role across the business in maintaining, developing and implementing effective compliance around competition law and data protection; provide legal support on matters relating to competition law and data protection regulation; and have the opportunity to build strategy, supervise and develop the wider legal team.

About you

To be effective in this role you will knowledge of competition law and data protection ideally gained within a regulatory environment. You will be a self-starter with initiative to work within a fast-paced dynamic environment. The Legal Team at Dŵr Cymru plays an important role in supporting the business to be able to deliver its high quality, essential services and takes pride in seeing its work contribute to the protection of the health of customers, colleagues and the environment.

The team

The team are all pulling in the same direction to deliver pragmatic and practical solutions. It’s never a dull day supporting such a diverse business and the next challenge may only be a change in the weather away. Working relationships within the team, and with the business, are based on mutual respect. The team is friendly and supportive; trusts each other to do the right thing and all have a real voice. It rises to challenge and its commitment is reciprocated with opportunities for personal growth and development.

The Legal Team is progressive, open to new ideas and members of the team are encouraged to reach their full potential. Dŵr Cymru knows that the most successful teams are the most diverse teams. Equality, diversity and inclusion provide the very foundation of its culture Dŵr Cymru wants every individual to feel confident, proud and able to bring their whole selves to work. To ensure an improved representation of its workforce, applications are particularly welcome from minority groups including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, Females, LGBT+, Non-binary and people with disabilities. Dŵr Cymru continues to build a workplace that not only celebrates the diverse voices of colleagues but also represents each customer it serves.

 Should you find the above brief of interest and wish to find out further detail please email Claire Sharp at Mack Legal – 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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