In House Legal Adviser

  • Job Reference: 68980
  • Date Posted: 26 February 2019
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £Market
  • Sector: Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Financial Services, In House
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marian Lloyd-Jones
  • Email: marian@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE COMPANY

A high profile financial institution.

THE ROLE

A lawyer with c 2 pqe is now sought to join the in house Legal Team.

The role will require regular interaction with senior business people and management.

You will be handling mainly corporate and commercial legal work and assist with the establishment of new, and enhance existing, commercial relationships within the company and its EMEA clients.

There is a genuine global dimension to the remit and the role may include work that covers other regions and jurisdictions.

ABOUT YOU

Interested in working in a fast paced environment, you will be able to deal with pressure and commit to deadlines.

While you will have support from the London legal team, you will need to be able to operate with substantial autonomy.

You should be capable of taking your own decisions independently whilst working at a sustained pace.

Your experience should include:

Commercial contracts - reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements and providing legal advice on business issues.

General corporate and commercial advice

M & A - periodically assisting the M & A practice as part of a team, including confidentiality, SPA and related documents

Projects - periodically being involved in new corporate projects, which may include new offices, internal reorganisations and joint ventures

Additional experience - useful but not essential - from one or more of the following areas - compliance, intellectual property, litigation, distribution / structured products or derivatives

England & Wales or Commonwealth qualified lawyer with approximately 2pqe and good academics.

Experience of working within the financial sector particularly welcome, although the company would also consider candidates with other relevant in house or private practice experience

Able to work within a busy team and deal with competing demands.

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