Senior Legal Counsel (5 PQE+) FTC - Consumer / FS Regulatory
This role is fixed term cover until April / May 2023.
You will help develop and implement the consumer legal strategy. You will analyse the legal obligations which affect the company, develop a response and recommend a strategy to senior managers. You will engage regularly with the business, advise on issues of strategic, legal and reputational importance and represent externally as required.
You'll be part of our Marketing, Consumer Regulatory and External Affairs team within the Legal, Government and Regulatory Affairs function (LGRA). LGRA provides the legal and regulatory operational backbone of the business.
You will report directly into the Head of Legal, Customer and Regulatory. The Regulatory team manages interactions with Ofcom and other regulators in respect of customer regulatory matters.
Our client will also look for someone with an FS regulatory background.
Role & Responsibilities
As Senior Counsel in the role you would have responsibility for the following areas:
- Advising on compliance with legal and regulatory obligations and legal aspects of policy development and strategy for consumer legal and regulatory matters;
- Managing disputes/litigation relating to customer claims including managing a paralegal;
- Managing external advisors to help analyse legal and regulatory issues;
- Providing Risk and Incident management legal support including advising on appropriate business responses;
- Analysing new product and service proposals and advising on the legal and regulatory implications including project and major programme support;
- Advising on the impact of changes to legislation and regulation;
- Maintaining key customer contractual documentation;
- Providing legal input to responses to regulatory consultations from Government, Ofcom and other regulators;
- Working with many parts of the business including Commercial, Consumer, Service, Sales, Enterprise, Risk & Compliance and New Product Development. You may also work with the wider group on consumer legal matters.
Contact Sarita Rai for more information
T: +44 203 826 1807
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