Junior Financial Services Lawyer – Global Investment Bank - Contract or C2P – Central London

Junior Financial Services Lawyer – Global Investment Bank - Contract or C2P – Central London

The Client

Our client is a global investment bank looking to take on a second financial services lawyer to support its leanly-resourced London legal function. The role will be an initial 6 month contract, with the serious potential of becoming permanent.

The Role

This is a broad role working alongside another senior lawyer within the organisation. Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the general FS work within the UK and internationally;
  • Providing legal support to management and business units regarding applicable laws and regulations and participate in new business process with the business and risk areas;
  • Monitoring business activities and implementing specific measurements as necessary;
  • Handling multiple projects simultaneously with careful legal analysis and attention to detail and within deadlines;
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing of all day-to-day contracts in global environment and ensure compliance with the relevant authorities;
  • Working closely with the Compliance team on regulatory surveillance and monitoring works;
  • Providing legal and regulatory analysis on ad hoc matters, help drafting compliance related documents; and
  • Interacting with non-legal members of the bank to provide advice on a wide variety of business and commercial decisions.

About You

You should:

  • Have top law firm training;
  • Have financial services experience;
  • Be a UK qualified lawyer, with 1-5PQE; 
  • Be looking to move into a new role ASAP; and
  • Have Mandarin speaking skills (desirable, not essential).

This role is ideal for someone looking to move in-house and work on interesting and high-calibre work in a small legal team.

Email a copy of your CV to lucollins@mlaglobal.com for a confidential conversation.

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