Legal Counsel

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
10 Apr 2019
Ref
50404093/001
Contact
Katie Plant
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

This firm are a very strong brand and have elite status in the Financial Services sector after recognition for their commerciality and high level service delivery. The role will report to the Head of Legal and requires an experienced Legal Counsel or qualified Solicitor who will have overall responsibility for the production of the businesses legal documents and for providing legal support and advice to all business areas nationally.

About You

This role would suit an experienced Banking Solicitor who has worked in private practice and/or at a financial institution, advising on bank lending who have competence and ability to provide sound legal advice on this area of expertise across the business. A key element of this role is to interact proactively with stakeholders and senior management so it is paramount that you possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a qualified solicitor, preferred strong, relative experience ideally 3+ PQE ; 
  • Prior experience within banking law is essential;
  • Have a good understanding of the banking market and issues that commonly arise when negotiating legal documentation; 
  • An ability to work independently and within a team environment; 
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Be able to openly communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Banking Solicitor to opt to take a different career route working within an in-house business who are going from strength to strength and pride themselves on providing high level service delivery.

To be considered for this opportunity please forward me your CV today or get in touch for a confidential conversation.

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