Legal Counsel

Min 5 years PQE

The Company

International investment bank who's EMEA HQ is based in the City of London. An organisation that continues to expand it's presence both in London and further afield. A collegiate and professional atmosphere which is very meritocratcic.

The Role

- Reporting to General Counsel in London

- Working closely with the Compliance Department

- Negotiating, drafting and reviewing of all day-to-day contracts in global environment and ensure compliance with the relevant authorities

- Implementation of regulatory requirements and monitoring of business units

- Keeping abreast of legal developments and advising senior management and employees of these

- Provide legal support to different business divisions within the bank including senior management

- Undertaking multiple projects as and when required

What they are looking for

- Strong interpersonal and analytical skills

- Strong understanding of financial services, legal and regulatory matters

- Team player but also able to work independently

- Good understanding of financial products

- Attention to detail is key

- Strong written and spoken English

Qualifications and experience

- A qualified lawyer with a min of 5 years PQE

- Exposure to financial services

- Ideally spoken Madarin and / or Cantonese but not essential