Hydrogen are working with a leading international bank who are seeking a highly skilled and motivated legal counsel to join their team. As a Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for supporting the Retail, Wealth & Business Banking team with a particular focus on the Wealth division. The ideal candidate will have previous experience advising on wealth matters, including the UK regulatory framework for financial products such as MiFID II.
- Provide legal support and advice to the bank's Wealth division, including the development and maintenance of products, services and processes.
- Draft and review legal documentation, including contracts, agreements and policies.
- Conduct legal research and analysis on complex legal issues and provide advice to senior management.
- Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including MiFID II, the FCA Handbook, and other relevant financial services legislation.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify and mitigate legal risks associated with business initiatives.
- Work with external counsel on complex legal matters.
- Admitted to practice as a solicitor in England & Wales with ideally 2-5 years PQE gained in-house or within private practice with strong academic credentials and experience in wealth management and/or financial services.
- Strong understanding of the UK regulatory framework for financial products, including MiFID II.
- Demonstrated experience providing legal advice and support to a wealth management division.
- Excellent communication, drafting and negotiation skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and provide strategic legal advice to senior management.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload effectively.
- Knowledge of wealth products and services.
If you are a highly skilled legal counsel with experience in wealth management and financial services, and you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a leading international bank, we encourage you to apply for this position
If you would like to find out more on a confidential basis, please express your interest via this page or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please rest assured that all enquiries will be received in the strictest confidence and no personal details will be shared with any other party without your express consent.
*PQE stated is purely a guide and for those who can demonstrate required skills for the role and fall outside of this PQE range are encouraged to apply..