Legal Counsel
City of London
£100000 - £125000 + Bonus + Benefits

Min 5 years PQE

The Company
They are an International investment bank who's EMEA HQ is based in the City of London and are currently expanding it's presence both in London and further afield. They have a collegiate and professional atmosphere which is highly meritocratic.

The Role
The role reports to General Counsel in London also works closely with the Compliance Department. The role is wide ranging and includes:

- 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
To be considered for this role you should meet the following criteria:

- 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 Mandarin and / or Cantonese but not essential