• About the Firm: Close Brothers is a leading merchant banking group established in 1878, providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services, and securities trading.
  • About the role: We are seeking to recruit a in house Legal Counsel with a minimum of 2 years’ PQE to work in our London office.
  • Looking for: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your in-depth understanding of the financial services industry or demonstrable wide-ranging commercial experience; your experience to cover a broad base of legal and commercial issues across a variety of Bank businesses; and your ability to negotiate effectively and draft commercial contracts.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to working on commercial contracts role carrying out a variety of commercial legal work and delivering bespoke legal advice to the Bank businesses; and assisting with reviewing, drafting, negotiating and structuring of a broad range of commercial contracts, including material and non-material outsourcing services agreements, goods and services agreements, IT services agreements such as Cloud and SaaS arrangements.
  • And more: You will prepare contract summaries, risk reports and stakeholder briefing documents; you will draft, update and contribute to contract precedent templates and associated guidance material; and offer legal advice on a wide range of strategic, business, legal risk management and regulatory issues

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.