In-House Legal Counsel

England, London
£750 - £850 per day
31 May 2024
28 Jun 2024
Jonathan Chalk
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Part Time

Your new company
It is a major international bank with offices spread out across the globe. The company has a fantastic reputation as one of the best places to work in London, with a strong majority of employees recommending the company as a place to work. You will be based in London City in their compliance team reporting to the Head of Legal. The team is relatively new to the business and will be growing during your contract.

Your new role
You will be in the compliance team handling a range of legal work stemming from commercial contracts and regulatory work. You will be reporting to the head of legal compliance and joining another legal counsel. The role will include drafting and negotiating commercial contracts with vendors and IT service providers. The role will also involve trade finance and other regulatory work. This will be on a part-time basis, working for three days a week. It will be a six-month contract with the chance it becomes permanent.

What you'll need to succeed

  • At least 4+ PQE and experience working within a bank.
  • Significant experience handling commercial contracts in relation to third party vendors and procurement.
  • Trade Finance and supply chain finance experience.
  • Familiarity with IT Service agreements.
  • You will need to be immediately available to be considered for this position.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity to join a growing team doing highly important legal work not only in the UK but across EMEA. This temporary position comes with a highly competitive salary of between £750 - £850 per day (umbrella) depending on experience. Once the initial part-time six-month contract is completed, there is scope for this role to become a permanent position. The company is flexible on what days you choose to work, with the option of splitting one day into two half days. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an exciting team in a great company.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays

Apply for In-House Legal Counsel

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on TotallyLegal you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy notice. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.