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Date Added: Tue 07/09/2021

Senior Legal Counsel - Work From Home

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £75000/annum benefits

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Remote role

Salary: Up to £75,000

Working Hours: Monday to Friday - 9am-5.30pm


25 Days rising to 30 days with service
Contributory pension scheme (matched up to 6%)
Life Assurance
Private Medical Insurance
Holiday buy/sell scheme (up to 5 days)
Cycle to work
Season ticket loan
Discounted gym membership
Retail discounts
Discounted car parking
Eye care reimbursement
Employee Assistance Programme
Recognition awards (SPICE Programme & ABCD awards)
Social events such as paid for Summer/Christmas PartiesAbout the role of Senior Legal Counsel

Our client is an established and rapidly expanding specialist mortgage lender who now have an exciting Senior Legal Counsel opportunity with the opportunity to work on a full remote basis in a full time of part time capacity.

Responsibilities for the role of Senior Legal Counsel

Oversee the review and negotiation of third-party contracts and other legal documents as required by the business - Companywide contracts
Provide legal advice to the underwriting, operations teams on mortgage originations documents (includes T&C's)
Provide legal advice to the HR department on employment related matters
Assist with company secretarial services to the group of companies
Manage and coordinate work with external counsel including effective management of legal spend
Appraise relevant business teams of emerging legal trends and regulatory developments
Engage with various internal teams: Sales, Credit, Risk, Underwriting, Processing, Financial Crime and compliance to achieve efficiency of processes and mitigate risk in terms of legal irregularities, helping to draft policy/process where required
Specify internal governance policies and monitor compliance
Communicate and negotiate with external parties as necessary (regulators, external counsel etc)
Research and evaluate principle egal risks in business decisions and operations
Provide practice guidance and training to educate key personnel about key legal risks
Deal with complex legal issues, managing multiple external stakeholders whilst maintaining strong relationships with key internal stakeholders
Comply with an/or ensure day to day responsibility for the management of personal information and ensure compliance with all group of company's data protection policies, both personally and by supporting their team members in their responsibilitiesExperience required for the role of Senior Legal Counsel

Legal qualification with 3 years PQE
Experience gained in Banking, financial services, consumer credit, property law would be highly desirable
Attention to detail for reviewing/drafting of legal contracts and mortgage documentation with experience of working with customer facing documentation
Robust understanding of regulation and associated legislative policy and the impacts these have on the businesses
Have a good appreciation of company compliance and security procedures and standards required for the business to operate within regulatory framework
Good understanding of company data protection policies
Ability to communicate with senior stakeholdersFor more information regarding the role of Senior Legal Counsel contact us

Stellar Select is acting as an employment agency and is a corporate member of the REC

Due to a high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application has been successful. We aim to contact all successful contacts within two business days
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