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Legal Counsel – 14-Month Maternity Cover

Legal Counsel – 14-Month Maternity Cover

  • About the Firm: Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint an inhouse legal counsel on a 14- month FTC to be responsible for providing advice, legal risk management and oversight across the retail finance business and its various product offerings to consumer and corporate borrowers in the UK and overseas (ROI and Channel Islands).
  • Looking For: Among your many attribute, in addition to your first rate academic credentials, we are looking to secure your expertise and experience as a commercial contracts or business lawyer with an excellent career track record to date; together with your in-depth understanding of the financial services industry or demonstrable wide- ranging commercial experience (experience in insurance premium finance and motor finance an advantage).
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include, but not be limited to, providing advice on the legal ramifications and assist in negotiating and structuring of a broad range of commercial contracts, including intermediary arrangements (with insurance brokers, vehicle dealers and software houses), outsourcing agreements, supply agreements, terms of business, data and credit data agreements and ad-hoc third-party arrangements (including areas where the candidate is not a subject matter expert).
  • And more: You will offer legal advice on a wide range of strategic, business, legal risk management and regulatory issues and impact of current/key/relevant topics (e.g. GDPR, Brexit); and be a key guardian of standardised legal agreements and of Bank legal policies.

Close Brothers plc

Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. A FTSE250 company, we employ over 3,000 people, principally in the UK, and are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

https://www.closebrothers.com/