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Sole Counsel Role or Senior Commercial lawyer at Fintech

England, London
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Insurance/Reinsurance
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Key Accountabilities and main responsibilities

Strategic Focus:

  • Deal effectively with a broad range of legal matters including corporate, commercial, regulatory, financial services and litigious matters
  • Providing legal support to new business initiatives. For example, negotiating and advising on strategic initiatives and transactions, international expansion, regulatory and governance matters
  • Managing internal processes and ensuring proper stakeholder engagement and good governance throughout contract lifecycle
  • Identify opportunities to further enhance the efficient operation of the Legal Team

Operational Management:

Drafting, advising and assisting the business negotiate commercial contracts and providing competent legal advice on a broad range of matters, including in the following areas:

  • General commercial and corporate law
  • Outsourcing
  • Financial services regulatory requirements
  • Information technology
  • Data protection and privacy law
  • Intellectual property

People Leadership:

  • Manage, drive and own stakeholder relationships with a view to achieving stakeholder satisfaction and enhancing the standing of the Legal Team
  • Contribute to the development of the Legal Team by participating in team meetings, business forums/committees (as required) and sharing information and know how

Governance & Risk:

  • Advising and helping to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements applicable to internal and external clients
  • Support the business in identifying and managing incidents, exceptions and breaches of regulatory or contractual obligations
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of superannuation legislation and trends
  • All staff are required to comply with the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety and Anti-Discrimination legislation.
  • All staff must adhere to the Link Group Code of Conduct and Ethics and contribute to the management of risk and the discharge of Link Group's compliance obligations.


u&u is a boutique recruitment firm founded in 2010 with the aim of providing a top-quality service to a select group of clients.

We take all of the positive aspects normally offered by a large agency, including exceptional networks, training, systems and processes, and combine these with a commitment to quality, candidate experience and a flexibility in meeting requirements
that only a boutique firm can offer.

Since 2010, we have grown to a hand-selected team of more than 95 with offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Greater Western Sydney, Melbourne and London. In 2019 u&u made a strategic decision to become part of Will International, a global staffing firm listed on the
Tokyo Stock Exchange. This sees us join a collective group of recruitment brands that are recognised for their expertise in a range of international markets. This means that u&u now has the ability to connect our clients and candidates across national and international
locations including all Australian states, Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and the United Kingdom.

Company info
+44 (0) 7725 752 082
100 Bishopsgate
Greater London

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