Commercial Counsel - Financial Services

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A commercially astute Commercial Lawyer is required for a well-known and succesful Financial Services business, based in central London. The role would suit someone with more than 2 years PQE and experience in a range of commercial and corporate matters. Salary is competitive, and in the region of £55-60k.

The successful Lawyer will report into the General Counsel and advise on a broad range of corporate and commercial, finance related matters. You will have responsibility for drafting a variety of commercial contracts including; loan and security documentation, joint ventures, collaboration agreements, and shareholder and investment agreements. You will also assist with any litigation (insolvency, bankruptcy, and enforcement), advise on FCA regulated activities and consumer credit matters, advise on company secretarial matters, instruct and liaise with external Counsel, and assist with the review and implementation of policies related to GDPR.

Applications are invited from Lawyers, ideally with more than 2 years PQE, who are experience in advising on a variety of corporate and commercial matters. Due to the nature of the role it is preferred that candidates have experience of working in a regulated industry, and ideally have some knowledge of investment (VC, secured lending, invoice and asset financing) in addition to having an awareness of the FCA consumer credit rules. Those with Company Secretarial experience are encouraged to apply.

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring In-house Counsel to make the move to a commercially driven and fast-paced Investment business based in central London.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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