Senior Legal Counsel (1 Year Mat Cover), Blue Chip, Home-Based

England, South East England
17 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
Thomas Knight-Gaynor
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Senior Legal Counsel (1 Year Mat Cover), Blue Chip, Home-Based

Competitive Pay Rate & Fantastic Long Term Potential

A brilliant remote working opportunity is available for a 3-5 PQE Commercial Lawyer in one of the World's premier multi-national financial services corporations. Their legal services team is based in Central London and needs a talented and passionate Senior Commercial Lawyer to step on board and provide high class legal counsel on a remote working basis. This promises to be a challenging, engaging and fulfilling post taking on responsibility for a diverse workload with a range of responsibilities in different areas. The organisation is looking to place a Senior Legal Counsel who will drive their continued development with a keen eye for innovation and opportunities to increase efficiency; this will include initiatives focused around legal technology and new, modern ways for Lawyers to conduct their work.

The successful candidate will benefit from being part of an amazing international organisation; this will come hand in hand with an impressive base salary and a great working arrangement. Further than this, there is also great potential for the role to be opened on a permanent basis over time. The corporation routinely wins Best Places to Work awards all over the globe, Glassdoor feedback, again, is top of the class. This is truly a multinational formed by people that pride themselves in maintaining a culture driven by mutual respect and a shared love for opportunity, innovation and risk taking. For those of you with the long term in mind, this position has a high possibility of going permanent.

The role needs a mid-level Commercial Lawyer who has strong experience/understanding of commercial contracts of all varieties, supporting business projects at a local, European and Global level, alignment with compliance at a local, European, and Global level, legal research and further legal work as and when necessary under the demands of the wider direction of the corporation as well as the continued evolution of the team. The successful candidate's leadership skills will be excellent, delegating and running a department with confidence and mutual respect. Financial services regulatory experience is highly necessary, in particular a strong understanding of payment service regulations (PSD2).

To thrive in this environment an incredibly motivated, strategic and progressive mentality is paramount. Thinking outside the box to deliver creative, effect solutions is close to the heart of this position and the organisations vision. If you feel you have passion, drive and technical skill, alongside the winning personality, strategy and creativity required apply to find out more.


Tom Knight-Gaynor

01273 855052

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