In-house Lawyer

Location
Wales, Wrexham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
07 Nov 2019
Ref
AMCK/74360
Contact
Alison Mckee
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I'm recruiting legal counsel for a fantastic role with an innovative fintech business commutable from Wrexham, Cheshire and Shropshire. This is a hugely varied position in a flexible, modern environment with access to the most senior people in the business.

The role:

- Drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts with third parties, with a particular focus upon fintech, financial services distribution and product aggregator sites but also a range of contracts across the business;
- Advising on new fintech product development, customer journey design and registration and protection of IP;
- Portfolio acquisition due diligence and consumer credit act compliance;
- Advising on regulatory requirements (in conjunction with the Compliance team) affecting the business;
- Reporting directly to the Group General Counsel and assisting with all aspects of corporate and company secretarial requirements across the Group.

You:

- Be a UK-qualified solicitor with 3+ years post-qualification experience at a reputable law firm or in an in-house environment;
- Experience in commercial contracts, banking and commercial law are all of interest;
- Have proven ability to provide practical, outcome-focused legal advice and support across a broad range of areas of law;
- Be able to draft and negotiate a range of agreements;
- Knowledge of Consumer Credit and Financial Services legislation would be a bonus but not mandatory;

This role offer exciting and high quality work, developing alongside a the General Counsel who has an excellent background. The business operate a number of benefits within their state of the art environment including free breakfast, fitness classes and socials.