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  • Legal Advisor (6-Months FTC Maternity Cover)
  • About the Firm: The Kleinwort Hambros legal department is part of the legal function of the Société Générale Group. Société Générale S.A., often nicknamed "SocGen", is a French multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Paris, France.
  • About the role: The in-house legal Advisor will proactively identify and participate in managing the legal operational risks and opportunities, including prevention and monitoring of litigation, relevant to the Kleinwort Hambros group.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your expertise and experience with a significant (e.g. City) law firm or non-UK equivalent; together with your in-house experience within the financial services industry.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will enable you to advise on wealth planning and fiduciary activities (mainly private client trusts and institutional fiduciary services) and provision of credit services; and also financial services regulation and their impact on the Kleinwort Hambros Group.
  • And more: You will ensure cooperation in any significant issue/investigation (including client complaints, employee actions etc.) within the Kleinwort Hambros group and in co-ordination with colleagues for any major litigation or dispute including the treatment of litigation.

Société Générale

Société Générale was established in the UK in 1871 as the Group's first international office outside France. Through its longstanding presence in the UK, Société Générale has established strong relationships with major companies, investors, business leaders and government entities, which we harness for the benefit of our clients.