Legal Counsel- Financial services conglomerate

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Dependent on Experience
Posted
16 May 2022
Closes
25 May 2022
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Description

A global financial services conglomerate is looking for an in-house counsel to join a growing team to work closely with the business at a time when the company is in the process of a rapid expansion. This role offers excellent development opportunities and a chance to work closely with the General Counsel on of a variety of work.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying and managing legal risk across the business.
  • Leading on the negotiating and review of complex legal documentation.
  • Ensuring that the legal department has appropriate  and compliant policies and procedures in place.

Requirements

  • A UK or commonwealth qualified lawyer with 3+ PQE* working in a brokerage, capital markets, LME/Commodities, FX and/or asset management.
  • Significant experience in negotiating and advising on commercial contracts and derivatives documentation would be beneficial.
  • Exceptional organisational and an ability to work pro-actively is essential.

*Please note that PQE is used only as a guide and applications from those outside of the range will be considered.