Our client, a leading financial services organisation, is seeking to hire a new Legal Counsel to join their in-house legal team.
This is a newly created role to provide support to a particular division within the organisation, reporting to a Senior Legal Counsel, advising and giving legal guidance on a variety of client issues therefore an opportunity to gain plenty of exposure, as well as a great career path, specifically for someone who aspires towards an in-house legal role.
Providing advice, guidance and support on a variety of legal issues both for internal and external clients
Assisting with investigations and the management of litigation cases
Maintaining communications with external legal advisors
Producing and collating management information for litigation/complaints and reporting to senior management, auditors and regulators
Conducting research and assisting with the review and drafting of legal agreements
Supporting with identifying legal risk obligations and developing relevant process for mitigating exposure
A newly qualified solicitor/lawyer or barrister, ideally with commercial experience within financial services
Superb attention to detail combined with great negotiation skills
Ability to work independently while also being part of a team
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally