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Junior Legal Counsel

Reference
KR11655

Location
Jersey

Salary
Negotiable

Category
Legal

Our client is a leading independent global company that is looking for a new member of the team. The purpose of this position is to support the group’s In-house Legal Team in the provision of internal legal advice across a spectrum of regulatory and corporate matters in each of the jurisdictions in which we operate, with a primary focus on the UK and the Channel Islands.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the provision of legal advice in respect of the affairs of the Group across the five jurisdictions with an emphasis on the UK and the Channel Islands
  • Assisting in the provision of legal advice and support to the Compliance and Risk Teams in relation to the application of legal and regulatory obligations in each jurisdiction and providing additional assistance as required
  • Support the Legal Team to deliver its primary responsibilities, including the preparation and negotiation of engagement letters and other third-party contracts to be entered into by any member of the Group
  • Support the Legal Team in monitoring legal and regulatory developments, updating senior management and other staff on any relevant changes (through written updates and training) and shaping internal policies and procedures to respond to those changes

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

  • The post holder will ideally be a person with either a strong paralegal background or will be a newly qualified lawyer with proven practical legal experience and must have relevant professional qualification
  • The post will require (considering PQE level and experience) sound technical knowledge of corporate and commercial legal matters, have experience in preparing and negotiating various contracts, as well as an adaptable nature to address questions of a legal, regulatory, and general commercial nature in multiple jurisdictions
  • An ability to provide commercial, risk sensitive legal solutions are essential
  • Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts across jurisdictions.
  • A willingness to travel is also relevant

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