Legal Counsel - Retail Products & Distribution - 3+ PQE
This exciting new role sits in the legal team of a well-established financial services organisation and as part of a collaborative and supportive team aiming to streamline the legal processes for the business as well as mitigating/managing legal and reputational risk through clear commercial advice. The business is headquartered in Surrey but also has an office in the City, so the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in either. A minimum of one day to be spent in Surrey is required.
- To draft, negotiate and advise on a myriad of commercial contracts, with specific relation to the organisations retail product and distribution solutions;
- Working as part of a team, to educate the business on legal risk management, including a degree of horizon scanning for upcoming legal and regulatory change that affects the supported business lines;
- To ensure activities in connection with the business' retail product and distribution solutions are conducted in accordance with the risk appetite of the organisation;
Your Role Would Require
You will ideally have some experience of documentation pertaining to one/more of the following areas: financial services regulatory law, consumer finance, insurance, property/mortgages, pensions or distribution agreements.
The ideal candidate will have some experience in any of the areas above, but the client would also consider someone with a legal background in financial services from a commercial/corporate background.
Although the client is open to the degree of post qualification experience (so long as requisite skills are met), the seniority of the position would suit a candidate with a minimum of 3 years' post qualification experience.
If you feel you have the required skills for this position, please do get in touch directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or click the link to apply.