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Legal Counsel

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: c. £100,000 + Bonus + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Legal
  • Contact: Paul Sherlock
  • Expiry Date: 22 May 2022
  • Job Ref: PS/18950

Our client is a reputable and trusted financial services organisation that are hiring an experienced Legal Counsel to provide a broad range of commercially focussed legal support that will enable the success and growth of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

•Deliver expert, proactive, efficient, and robust legal advice to a range of stakeholders on a

variety of company topics.

•Draft and negotiate agreements, contracts and other legal documents that minimise risks

and maximise legal rights. This will include a broad range of commercial contracts.

•Plan and execute legal support for larger projects as well as supporting day to day business

Activities.

•Proactively evaluate processes and procedures, identifying risks and non-compliance and

•Identify opportunities for improvement.

•Instruct, manage, and interact with third parties including external counsel and provide legal guidance on new product development.

The Ideal Candidate:

•You are a UK qualified lawyer with at least 5 years PQE.

•Experience working within the financial sector with exposure to commercial lending products.

•Have a “can do” attitude as well as strong planning and organisational skills, whilst able to interact with stakeholders both internally and externally.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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