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Commercial Legal Counsel

Commercial Legal Counsel

Job Title: Commercial Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH22145_1649073732
Contact Name: Gillian Stott
Contact Email: gillian@dmjlegal.com
Job Published: April 04, 2022 13:02

Job Description

Commercial Legal Counsel
Location: London or Bristol

Looking to crack into the fastest paced and highest paid sector in the legal field, but don't necessarily have the necessary financial services experience? Well, the best thing about this opportunity is we don't require any previous sector experience!
If you're a general commercial lawyer looking for the next step in your career progression, keep scrolling…

Company
A global market leader in the financial services sector specialising in diversified financial and governance services including transfer agency and share registration, employee equity, mortgaging, proxy solicitation, and stakeholder communications. Having originated out in Australia they have rapidly expanded globally and are now a trusted partner of the UK Government.

Role
You would be providing commercial legal support across the EMEA region and globally, helping the business to grow by driving compliance and mitigating risk. Your key responsibilities will include:
*Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and other legal documents to minimise risk
*Experience in at least one of the following: commercial contracts, IT, financial services law and regulation, corporate, data protection, commercial property, outsourcing, employment.
*Providing proactive legal advice to a multitude of international stakeholders across multiple businesses and jurisdictions
*Providing internal training to enhance the resources available to stakeholders
*Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements and other legal documents to minimise risk
*Act as a business advisor to find creative solutions supporting the growth of the business
*Interact and manage third parties including external counsel and regulators
*Lead product development and integration of new businesses

Benefits
*£60,000 - £90,000 depending on location (London or Bristol)
*Hybrid working in a smart, newly renovated office 10 minutes from Paddington
*Down-to-earth, vibrant, and collaborative team environment that values autonomy and internal progression
*Option to choose and train in a legal specialism if you wish