Sole Legal Counsel
Sole Legal Counsel job in Bath
Your new firm
This successful financial services company is looking for its first Legal Counsel to join their growing business in Bath.
Your new role
You will be working closely with the business as sole Legal Counsel and will be working on establishing the legal function within this company. You will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contacts, advising and assisting with reviewing and implementing change and drafting relevant policies and procedures. As well as providing legal advice to the business, you will also be providing additional support to various areas of the company.
What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role, you will be a UK qualified lawyer with experience gained either in house or in private practice. You will be an energetic and enthusiastic individual, and it is it essential that you possess prior regulatory experience - within the financial service sector. You must have exceptional organisational and communication skills and be able to confidently build relationships with senior stakeholders across the business.
What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced lawyer who is seeking a higher level of autonomy and responsibility in their next role. You will be working amongst a successful, experienced team who have great plans for the future.
What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position 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 role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.