Senior Legal Counsel - 12 Month FTC

England, Bristol
£70000 - £80000 per annum
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Tatum Colclough
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.


  • 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


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


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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