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Interim General Counsel – Legal & Policy

Interim General Counsel – Legal & Policy

  • Interim
  • London, UK    Salary: £Competitive
  • This position has been filled.

Water UK

Interim General Counsel – Legal & Policy

London, Westminster –office based with opportunity for some remote working

6 mth plus, leading to permanent

£Competitive (day rate or PAYE)

Water UK engages companies and regulators to ensure customers receive high quality tap water at a reasonable price and that our environment is protected and improved.

A key position has become available at a time of transformative change, reporting directly into the CEO.  Interim expertise is required in the short/medium term with a permanent opportunity on the horizon.  This role requires an expert strategic hands-on senior lawyer who is inquisitive about the mechanics of how things work underneath the surface.

A varied role covering commercial contracts, data protection, competition law, governance and policy.  Dealing with, enabling and developing crucial legislation/policies surrounding key environmental issues; developing processes and procedures to aid efficiency across the water sector; working closely with the General Counsels across the Water sector to educate on policies/issues whilst providing solutions relevant to Water Companies across the UK.

A regulatory background is key, ideally from an environmental background or engineering. Due to the incoming retirement of the present incumbent, you will need to be able to commence this assignment fairly soon.

Should you find this initial brief of interest and wish to find out further detail please email Claire at

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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