Junior Mandarin Speaking Banking Lawyer – Global Investment Bank - Contract or C2P – Central London

Location
London (Central)
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
LCICC01
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Junior Mandarin Speaking Banking 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; and
  • Have Mandarin speaking skills (desirable, not essential).

This role is ideal for someone looking to work closely with the business 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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