Legal Counsel

Recruiter
JCW
Location
North London
Salary
£130000 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted
10 Jun 2019
Closes
08 Jul 2019
Ref
BBBH42252
Contact
Tom Harvey
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

Currently recruiting on behalf of a UK based lending firm, for an experienced Legal Counsel to join their business. This is a senior role within the business reporting directly into the MD, and will be responsible for overseeing all legal aspects of our business. The role would ideally suit a candidate with in-house experience within the financial services.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Act as point of contact for all legal aspects for the business
  • Draft and approve agreements, contracts, terms, and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights
  • Specify internal policies and regularly monitor compliance with the internal controls, statutory regulations and other requirements
  • Research and assess different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations from a legal capacity
  • Provide advice on possible legal issues (and act as liaison for regulators and external counsel if necessary)
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications

Key Experience;

  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in similar legal counsel/solicitor/barrister in a business environment
  • Financial services background and ideally knowledge of retail/consumer finance
  • Practical experience in Employment Law, Corporate Law, and procedures around Contract Negotiation and internal policy writing and development (compliance/risk)
  • LLB/LLM or other undergraduate degree with Law

Type: Permanent, full-time
Location: Greater London, Epping Forest
Salary: £130-150k + benefits (depending on experience)

Please note, all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without visa sponsorship.

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