Part Time Legal Counsel (4 days)

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Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
£70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, great pension, benefits
24 Jun 2019
22 Jul 2019
Neel Mehta
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Part time legal counsel jobs London, part time lawyer jobs London

Your new company
A market leading investment management and wealth management business, with a rich history spanning over 200 years and a hugely respected market profile. The company has an award winning investment management business, with a commitment to developing its people in a collaborative, fast-paced environment that also enables a good work-life balance. The benefits package is fantastic, as are the internal career development opportunities, typified by an average tenure at the company of six years. The company has furthered its diversity and inclusion conversation with a progressive attitude towards flexible working.

Your new role
A newly created part-time position, intended to be for 28 hours per week. This position reports into the Head of Legal and Company Secretary, as part of a small team that consists of two lawyers and two company secretarial professionals. Working closely with the business, you will advise on varied investment management matters, including identifying and then mitigating risk to act in the best interests of the business. You will also advise on corporate matters including acquisitions when necessary, alongside data protection, marketing, corporate governance and disputes advisory matters. You will work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels, including senior directors of the company, investment professionals and client representatives.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a UK qualified lawyer with at least 1-3 years' PQE (more experienced candidates also readily considered, including those looking to return to work after a career break). You will ideally have some exposure to investment and financial services matters. In addition, you will have good experience negotiating commercial agreements and advising stakeholders at all levels. You will have gained excellent academics and training from a respected firm. In-house experience would be welcomed but is by no means a pre-requisite You will have a proactive and flexible mindset, ready to work both autonomously and as part of a team when needed, as well as being able to align with the organisation's strategy.

What you'll get in return
You will get the chance to work on exceptional quality work within the investment management sector, working with clients ranging from high net-worth individuals through to corporations. You will work for a company that actively looks to up-skill its people, which has resulted in a tangible sense of loyalty and longevity. You will also have an exceptional work-life balance, and a magnificent benefits package that includes 25 days' holiday, very generous non-contributory pension scheme, excellent health insurance scheme, gym subsidies and various health, dental and discounts plans. After passing probation, the company's share incentive scheme would also be open to you.

What you need to do now
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