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In-House Legal Counsel

Hays Legal
£750 - £850 per day
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level
Part Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Your new company
It is a major international bank with offices spread out across the globe. The company has a fantastic reputation as one of the best places to work in London, with a strong majority of employees recommending the company as a place to work. You will be based in London City in their compliance team reporting to the Head of Legal. The team is relatively new to the business and will be growing during your contract.

Your new role
You will be in the compliance team handling a range of legal work stemming from commercial contracts and regulatory work. You will be reporting to the head of legal compliance and joining another legal counsel. The role will include drafting and negotiating commercial contracts with vendors and IT service providers. The role will also involve trade finance and other regulatory work. This will be on a part-time basis, working for three days a week. It will be a six-month contract with the chance it becomes permanent.

What you'll need to succeed

  • At least 4+ PQE and experience working within a bank.
  • Significant experience handling commercial contracts in relation to third party vendors and procurement.
  • Trade Finance and supply chain finance experience.
  • Familiarity with IT Service agreements.
  • You will need to be immediately available to be considered for this position.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity to join a growing team doing highly important legal work not only in the UK but across EMEA. This temporary position comes with a highly competitive salary of between £750 - £850 per day (umbrella) depending on experience. Once the initial part-time six-month contract is completed, there is scope for this role to become a permanent position. The company is flexible on what days you choose to work, with the option of splitting one day into two half days. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an exciting team in a great company.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Company info
020 3465 0139
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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