Head of Legal/Sr Counsel - Financial Services - In House

  • Job Reference: 70391IHB
  • Date Posted: 2 December 2019
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: bens
  • Sector: Commercial Contracts, Financial Services, In House, Company Commercial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lucy Boyd
  • Email: lucy@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description


We have an exciting new opportunity for a Retail banking/Financial Services Lawyer to join a market leader in the financial services sector as a Head of Legal/Senior Counsel.


As a key member of an established in house legal department the post holder will be expected to advise the Group on a range of commercial, regulatory, corporate and general business affairs. The post holder will be responsible for leading a team in order to deliver key legal services on behalf of the business and companies within Group.

The core work areas will include ;-

Advising on and managing Corporate / M & A work

Advising on regulatory matters, including Financial Conduct Authority (and other European Regulators), Consumer Credit, Data Protection and general governance requirements.

Review and advise on commercial and service related agreements and materials in the UK and Europe, participating and leading contractual negotiations.

Advising compliance and risk management, policies and procedures created or modified in response to new rules or litigation or regulatory issues.

Reviewing internal and external reports/ policies advising on relevant impact areas.

Team leadership and managementof an establishede team reporting to the group General Counsel & Company Secretary


To be considered for this exceptional career oportunity, applicants will be expected to have a solid technical and commercial skills to include;-

UK consumer and financial services experience,

Sound knowledge of Financial Conduct Authority rules and principles

Experience of consumer protection law and data protection and financial crime and corruption law

Corporate experience of financing and funding

Proven leadership skills capable of managing and mentoring an established team

A highly competitive salary and generous benefits package will be available for the successful candidate

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.