Inhouse

Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

  • About the Firm: We aspire to be one of the world's great specialist banking groups, driven by commitment to our core philosophies and values.
  • About the role: The primary function of this in-house role is to provide legal advice, guidance and support to HSBC’s Commercial Banking business and specifically the Portfolio Management & Distribution business (PMD) of Global Trade & Receivables Finance (GTRF), Europe /UK Region, and more broadly any distribution matters arising in CMB.
  • Looking for: Your Comprehensive knowledge and experience of English banking and trade finance law and transactions is essential. Working knowledge of the laws in the major jurisdictions in which HSBC operates, including the Europe region would be an advantage.
  • Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to think independently being mindful of maintaining an appropriate balance between management and mitigation of legal risk and business efficacy.
  • And more: You will work largely autonomously, but seek management input on unusual situations, highly complex issues, and matters that may pose significant legal, financial and / or reputational risk to the company.