Legal Counsel. In-house Financial Services. Central London

Recruiter
Red Square International
Location
London
Salary
90000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a great opportunity for an experience legal specialist with 1-3 years PQE to join on of the exciting and fast-growing financial services company based in the heart of London.

Confidence in the following responsibilities and the following skills are required:

  • Previous work experience in relation to the FCA handbook and MiFiD II implementation is a must
  • Must be able to support the operations of a UK regulatory framework as it applies to asset management businesses (including custody, client on - boarding, securities, trading (and settlements), structured products, investment funds, etc) and be familiar with all relevant documentation
  • Must be comfortable reviewing and drafting commercial and financial agreements including ISDA and other trading documentation
  • Must be able to work independently but know when to ask for help
  • Providing efficient and timely support to the Head of Legal to ensure smooth running of ad hoc projects
  • Providing support on contentious matters
  • At least 1-3PQE from a reputable City law firm
  • University degree in Law (or similar)
  • Candidates with prior experience in a private bank or with M&A experience focussed within the financial services sector - would be looked at favourably.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment, without compromising on quality and of advice and documentation
  • Knowledge of Russian language is highly beneficial
  • Confident with excellent communication skills

Would you like to join this dynamic and successful business? Apply right now!