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DATE ADDED: Wed 04/03/2020

Legal Counsel

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Competitive Salary

A leading international investment bank is looking for an Employment Lawyer at VP level to join its in-house team for a Legal Counsel position. Based in London, the In-House Counsel will be offered a full-time, permanent role advising and leading on a range of employment-related legal issues.

Your New Role

As the Employment specialist in London, the Legal Counsel will work closely with the business in providing strategic legal advice and risk analysis on employment-related laws and regulations, including financial regulatory and data protection, as well as managing matters including:

  • Employment litigation
  • Drafting and advising on employment documentation, policies and procedures
  • Delivering training
  • Managing relationships both internally and externally
  • Supporting HR
  • Procuring advice across other EMEA jurisdictions

About You

The business looks to hire a Legal Counsel who demonstrates:

  • 4+ years of PQE in UK employment law gained in a Magic/Silver circle firm
  • Some in-house experience at a major financial institution or corporate, either gained on secondment or a permanent position
  • Experience advising on financial regulatory requirements (UK Senior Managers and Certification Regime)
  • Experience of relevant data protection issues is advantageous, as is experience interacting with works councils
  • You will be a confident self-starter with the ability to build solid partnerships across the business

Apply Now

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a smaller bank where you can add real value and work in a small, close-knit team. Apply today to be considered immediately for this Legal Counsel position.