Legal Counsel (Banking / Technology)

Hereford, County of Herefordshire
£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
01 Feb 2018
01 Mar 2018
Full time
Contract type

Legal Counsel (Banking / Technology)

As a leading company within our field, we have a strong brand presence and reputation. Acting as the legal guardian for the business, the successful person will enjoy the exposure this role provides. We require the highest level of professionalism and competency skills when working with external bodies, customers and our suppliers.

Position: In-House, Senior Legal Counsel – Banking and Technology

Location: Hereford, Herefordshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 per annum

About the role:

Brand new, exciting opportunity in a leading Fintech company.

We are looking for an ambitious and dynamic lawyer, with expertise in financial FCA regulation, banking and compliance. This highly sort after position will be responsible for heading up the legal team in a rapidly expanding organisation. Working closely with the company directors, across this diverse and successful business, you will have the knowledge and skills, plus commercial pragmatism, to manage specialist financial and technology work and forge further relationships in these highly regulated and compliant areas of our business.

The successful individual will manage the entire legal function of our business, providing legal advice and guidance to senior management, as well as helping to manage the day-to-day legal needs which accompany an organisation of our size and ambition. You will be responsible for developing the individuals within the legal team; supporting them through their qualifications and increasing their capacity, for them to support the business effectively across a wide range of products and sectors.

About you:

To be successful, you will need to be diligent, confident and highly adaptable. You will thrive in this fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, you will need to embrace new challenges and opportunities. In addition to this you will need to be highly organised, keep accurate and appropriate records and be ahead of the curve in understanding upcoming legislative and commercial opportunities which, will have an impact on our business.

You may have experience of the following: Legal Counsel, Commercial Lawyer, Solicitor, Barrister, Intellectual Property, In-House Lawyer, Legal Associate, Qualified Solicitor, In-House Legal Counsel, Contract Law, Litigation, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.