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Associate General Counsel, UK & Europe
BMO Financial Group is a highly-diversified North American financial services organisation with its head office based in Toronto, Canada. With total assets of $542 billion as at January 31, 2013, BMO provides a broad range of banking, wealth management and capital markets products and services. BMO has more than 12 million customers, approximately 47,000 full-time equivalent employees, approximately 1,600 bank branches in Canada and the United States and operates internationally in major financial markets and trading areas through offices in 24 other countries.
BMO is now seeking to recruit an Associate General Counsel to lead the legal team of BMO Capital Markets in the UK and Europe.
Responsibilities will include:
· Act as BMO Capital Markets' chief legal officer in the UK and Europe.
· Act as an advisor to the BMO Capital Markets leadership team and company subsidiaries in the UK and Europe.
· Providing advice, oversight and direction to BMO Capital Markets, including in relation to securities, corporate and banking matters and regulatory affairs and licensing and corporate secretarial matters.
Applicants should be UK qualified solicitors with a minimum of 10 years post qualified experience and a background in securities, corporate and banking law including experience with LSE /UKLA/AIM rules and the UK Take-over Code. It is anticipated candidates will be currently employed with a leading law firm or in a leadership role with a major financial institution.
You will have the ability to advise senior business leaders and to interact with government and regulatory authorities. Furthermore, throughout your career you will have demonstrated energy, practical, consultative and commercial skills with a strong focus on action and outcomes.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact BMO's exclusively retained consultants at Laurence Simons:
Oliver Popham Matt Simons
0207 645 8505 0207 645 8553