In House Legal Adviser

  • Job Reference: 67409
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market + benefits
  • Sector: Commercial Property, Commercial Contracts, Financial Services, In House
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

THE COMPANY

The subsidiary of a global financial services company.

THE ROLE

The role will involve dealing with a variety of legal and technical work and providing practical, effective and timely legal advice and support to management across a range of issues.

This will include preparing and negotiating contracts and complex, high value legal agreements; undertaking legal research; instructing external counsel as required and ensuring legal conformity and minimising the probability of exposure.

You will build strong internal and external relationships and carry out training and briefing sessions to develop the knowledge and understanding of legal matters across the group.

Assistance with the implementation of projects will also be part of the role.

ABOUT YOU

The legal team is looking for a lawyer with 1-3pqe who has ideally gained experience within a commercial environment where they will have gained good company commercial law and/or financial services regulation experience.

They will also require a good working knowledge of contract law and a knowledge of property law would be helpful.

You must be able to practically apply your legal knowledge and demonstrate sound commercial acumen.

You will also be capable of building excellent internal and external business relationships and have strong interpersonal and communication skills, combined with a flair for negotiation and relationship building.

You will be able to influence key decision holders and be capable of producing high quality work in a flexible, fast-paced environment and demonstrate creativity in resolving challenging business problems.

Independent and able to work on your own initiative, you will also have the ability to function effectively in a team environment.

Above all, to be successful in this fantastic role you need to show enthusiasm, flexibility and a positive working attitude.

For this you will be rewarded with the opportunity for a very successful career within an expanding global company.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.