My client, a leading, international Investment Brokerage with offices in the City are seeking a Counsel to join their In-House Legal Team. Dealing in Bonds, Metals, Stocks, Oil & Forex the firm gives it's clients a complete solution to trade with the best instruments in the current marketplace.
One of the principle responsibilities of the position will be to advise senior management and the board on all legal and compliance related matters. In addition, the successful candidate will also be responsible for.
Reviewing company business practices to ensure legal and regulatory alignment.
Reviewing and providing advice on contracts, legal risks and liabilities involved with deals globally.
Overseeing licencing activities to minimise legal risk to the firm.
Researching any stand-alone legal issues that may arise given the firms business activities and providing advice to mitigate any exposure to legal risk.
Train and support other members of staff in the firm on any legal or compliance matters that arise.
The ideal profile for the successful individual:
Be a seasoned Corporate / Commercial lawyer (5+ PQE) .
Sound understanding of financial services regulations surrounding derivatives and investments in particular.
Complete comprehension of contact law, commercial transactions and negotiations on both domestic and cross boarder deals.
Willing to travel abroad to the firms' other locations.
The opportunity is an interesting and unique one, to join a progressive and growing brokerage, working directly with the Board & senior managers and sat within a friendly and collaborative environment.
The salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with your experience and expertise in the law and financial services. You will also receive an attractive benefits package including private medical.
If you are keen to discuss the position in more detail, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Finch Hare at Charles Levick for a discreet conversation.