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Head of Compliance & General Counsel (Consumer Credit Lending)

Head of Compliance & General Counsel (Consumer Credit Lending)

  • About the Firm: We partner with companies large and small to try to help as many UK employees as we can. We're proud to count such a wide variety of employers among our clients. We're working with clients in all sectors, from the police force to national retailers.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint an inhouse Head of Compliance & General Counsel (Consumer Credit Lending) to work in our London office.
  • Looking For: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your expertise and experience as being legally qualified to operate within the UK and previous experience advising on approach to commercial contracts within a UK based financial services sector organisation. Knowledge of governance and secretariat duties including companies house filing Experience working with and coaching senior management including Exec, co-founders, and the CEO; and your awareness of Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) and able to research and understand applicability to our business.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, ownership of Data Protection Manager accountabilities (we do not require a DPO); ownership and oversight of the Compliance and Contract Management teams; in-house advice on commercial and client contracts and management of retained counsel where applicable; and ownership of company secretariat duties including governance.
  • And more: You will provide FCA regulatory advice, guidance, and challenge to the business, specifically regarding our consumer loans products; and provide challenge and risk weighted advice to the business on its systems and controls.