Financial Services – Legal Counsel – London – 3-6 months – up to £500/day

Recruiter
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
09 Jul 2019
Ref
IL/CW/JUN
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level

Our client, an up and coming financial services organisation, is looking to expand its EMEA legal team and hire a junior lawyer on an initial 3-6 month contract. There is a strong possibility that this could eventually turn into a permanent position, if the contract is successful.

Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Head of Legal, you will be responsible for:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing the business’ day-to-day contracts, including prime brokerage agreements and research agreements;
  • Providing legal support to non-legal stakeholders in relation to laws and regulations affecting the company’s various financial instruments;
  • Collaborating with the Compliance team on regulatory monitoring;
  • Assisting with various ad hoc legal and regulatory analysis matters the business needs assistance with.

Candidate Profile

  • 1-3 PQE, UK qualified with top city law firm training;
  • Previous financial services legal experience, gained in private practice or in-house, essential;
  • Prior knowledge of relevant financial services regulations;
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills, with a good attention to detail.

The client needs somebody to start ASAP, so please email Christian Worthy at cworthy@mlaglobal.com if interested or apply above.

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