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Legal Counsel

  • Legal
  • Jersey
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 33394

Description

Postholder will provide legal advice across a spectrum of regulatory and corporate matters in each relevant jurisdiction, with a primary focus on the UK and the Channel
Islands.  He/she will advise the Risk and Compliance teams in relation to the application of legal and regulatory obligations which apply in each jurisdiction; support the Legal team to deliver its primary responsibilities, including the preparation and/or negotiation of various contracts to be entered into; assume responsibility for the maintenance and development of the Group’s regulatory policies; provide legal support on the more complex aspects of client affairs within the Group; monitor legal and regulatory developments, updating senior management and other staff on any relevant changes (through written updates and training) and shaping internal policies and procedures to respond to those changes.

The post holder will ideally be a person with 5-6 years’ practical legal experience and will hold a relevant professional qualification; require sound technical knowledge of corporate and regulatory matters, have experience in preparing and negotiating various contracts, as well as an adaptable nature to address questions of a regulatory, HR, IP/IT and general commercial nature in multiple jurisdictions; ability to provide commercial, risk sensitive legal solutions is essential; good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts across jurisdictions; quick to learn new systems and great with people; in-house and professional training provided.  Willingness to travel required.


Five years continuous residence in Jersey required.

RECRUITMENT CONTACT

For more details contact Francesca Kubas Cronin

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