Senior Legal Counsel - 12 Month FTC

Location
England, Bristol
Salary
£70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
08 Apr 2019
Ref
13999395/001
Contact
Tatum Colclough
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Our client have gone through large growth in their legal team recently. They are a financial services giant with a global footprint and very reputable in the market.

Description

  • Scope business requirements, evaluate multiple inputs , propose a course of action, identifying commercial risks and impacts of any decision
  • Research and deliver proactive, efficient and robust legal advice to a range of senior stakeholders on a variety of legal topics.
  • Draft agreements, contracts and other legal documents that minimise risks and maximise legal rights
  • Adhere to the Companies legal governance framework, policies, systems, standards and procedures in all aspects of work
  • Provide direction and clarification on legal terminology or specifications to a range of stakeholders, providing education on key topics as required
  • Instruct and manage external counsel and other third parties, parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Assist with product development and the integration of new businesses.
  • Collaborate with legal colleagues to manage priorities and ensure continuity of timely delivery
  • Support stakeholders in ensuring that the company act lawfully and in compliance with statutory and regulatory obligations.
  • Lead work streams of projects associated with area expertise in accordance with the company project methodology.
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate processes and procedures in area of accountability, identifying risks and non-compliance ensuring solutions in place to mitigate.
  • Build and maintain networks internally and externally to gain insight in area of specialism and keep abreast of alterations in legislation

KEY INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Senior leadership team
  • Business Leaders
  • Finance
  • Tax
  • HR
  • Compliance

Profile

The successful candidate is likely to:

- Be a commercial/ financial services lawyer who has experience in an FCA regulated environment

- Have a minimum of 6 years PQE (PQE is flexible if coming from a FS background)

- Be engaging and able to build strong business relationships

- Have no more than 1 month Notice Period

Job Offer

Highly competitive salary dependant on experience and background

A bit of flexibility if required after embedding

Solid duration contract

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