Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Cheltenham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1173704629
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A rare In-House opportunity has arisen with a financial services organisation based in Gloucestershire.

Due to growth this business is expanding their current reach and looking for two legal counsels to join the legal function.

The business has an international reach and are looking for legal advisors with a transactional background. This role offers exposure to a varied commercial workload and an opportunity to be an integral part of the business.

About the Legal Counsel role:

The legal work will be a blend of advisory, company secretarial, commercial contracts, regulatory change and compliance.
This is a genuine opportunity to enjoy all the variety that comes with working for a smaller organisation.
Duties will include:
*Providing commercially minded advice to stakeholders,
*Drafting and reviewing a wide range of commercial contracts, including transactional, financing, IT, licensing, professional services and supply.
*Drafting and reviewing a wide range of contracts and agreements central to the financial services industry.
*Advising on issues such as data protection and anti-bribery and other regulatory issues.

This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced progressive environment.

About the Legal Counsel

*Be UK qualified solicitor with circa 0-3 years PQE with a commercial, corporate, regulatory background gained in a reputable law firm or In House organisation.
*Applications from NQ's, Paralegals or Legal Executives with proven In House experience will also be considered.
*Financial services experience is desirable but not essential to the role.
*Applications from those demonstrating corporate experience or company secretarial experience will also be considered.
*Have strong communication skills in order to manage a range of internal stakeholder relationships.
*Demonstrate the ability to develop commercial solutions.
*Demonstrate the confidence to work autonomously and in a fast-paced environment.

The client is offering a competitive salary, as well as a generous benefits package including a market leading bonus scheme. They may also consider flexible working for the right candidate.

For further information about this Legal Counsel Role please contact Nisha Jassi for a confidential discussion on or 0121 260 2562

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86773139

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