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Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Compliance and Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £90000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Fiaz To

  • Contact email:

    f.to@finitas.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH70418_1640272125

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiaz To

Our client is a global fintech company, due to unprecedented growth, they are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel to join the team. This is a key role responsible for overseeing all legal aspects of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to management in a variety of legal topics (partnerships, labour law, corporate finance, internal governance, etc.)
  • Draft and review agreements, contracts, amendments and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights
  • Conduct a legal review of our external communications
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Research and evaluate different legal risk factors regarding business decisions and operations. Offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient legal strategies
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge of alterations in legislation

Requirements:

  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree
  • 3 years of relevant experience in Banking / Financial Services, well-versed in industry best-practice
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • A high degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and strong analytical skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Able to multitask