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Legal Counsel - Retail Banking - International Bank

  • Location: England
  • £ Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Patrick Waugh
  • Expiry Date: 31 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -022023-477501

Hydrogen are working on an exciting opportunity with a leading international bank who are looking to hire a retail banking lawyer to join their highly regarded legal team as a Legal Counsel. The successful candidate will provide legal advice and support to the retail banking business, with a particular focus on Payments and Cash Management regulation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice on regulatory and compliance issues related to retail banking, with a focus on Payments and Cash Management regulation.
  • Review and advise on customer-facing documentation, including terms and conditions, product agreements, and marketing materials.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders, including product, operations, and risk teams, to provide legal input on new product development and roll-out.
  • Keep up-to-date with relevant laws and regulations affecting retail banking and provide guidance to the business accordingly.


Requirements:

  • Admitted to practice as a solicitor in England & Wales with ideally 2 - 6 years PQE gained in-house or within private practice.
  • Experience advising on retail banking regulation, with a particular focus on Payments and Cash Management.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations, including PSD2, Open Banking, and SWIFT.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and external counsel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and mitigate legal risks.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

If you would like to find out more on a confidential basis, please express your interest via this page or email patrickwaugh@hydrogengroup.com. 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..

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