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Financial Services Solicitor - Team Manager

  • £60000 - £70000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Are you looking to escape the monotony of private practice? Move away from billable hours and the aloof culture of a traditional law firm and achieve a good work / life balance, giving you the quality of life you really want with this exceptional company!

The Company

The company is a completely independent, not-for-profit organisation.

They work on behalf of the general public and they have over 1.5 million members.

They have a commitment to providing unbiased advice to the public and that really is at the heart of everything that they do.

Their goal is to make the individual as powerful as the organisations they have to deal with in their daily lives.

This truly sets them apart and truly makes this job something different. They have real purpose with their genuine passion for helping people and that truly runs through.

The Role

You will be a Financial Services Solicitor 4 PQE interested in this fantastic not for profit company in North London.

This is a multi-faceted role. You'll balance your days providing expert legal advice surrounding money to the consumer/general public You will also manage a team of legal advisers (Line management responsibilities will include conducting regular one to one's, call listening and coaching

Essentially, this role will have you working with an experienced team and managing them, whilst providing legal advice surrounding 'money' to the consumer. You will deal with a broad range of people every day.

So, this is a very rewarding role for a Financial Services Solicitor with 4 PQE based in the City of London. This is particularly suited to someone who is concientious and ethical.

Due to the nature of the company you will benefit from a fantastic quality of life and work life balance!

- When you leave at the end of the day, your cases are finished and you can switch off and relax. (This is something that your peers in Private Practice will be very envious of!)

Key responsibilities include:

Researching and responding to legal problems referred on the telephone or by emailMonitoring customer satisfaction levelsPresenting a sound knowledge of relevant law in communications with external contacts including media work where applicableProviding legal advice to other departments within the company if neededHandling complaints and investigations in line with our complaints procedureLeading and motivating your team!Performing monthly call and e mail monitoring for your team members (including timely feedback)Conducting monthly 1:1's, performance reviews, coaching and development

The Candidate

You will be a Financial Services Solicitor with at least 4 years PQE (I strongly urge even the most experienced solicitor to apply)

You will achieve excellent work life balance and quality of lifeYou will deal with some very interesting, rewarding cases and help individuals in the processYou should have excellent technical knowledge with an eye for attention to detailBased in London

The rewards package is one of the best out there

- In addition to a competitive salary the company offers a generous 28 days holiday, life assurance and a fantastic pension scheme where they will contribute 11% after just one year of service.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Financial Services Solicitor with 4 years PQE looking for something different in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation!

Senior Legal Counsel

  • £100000 - £120000 per annum Excellent Benefits

This is a fantastic inhouse opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel with at least 6 years PQE. You will ideally be a Senior Lawyer with Oil and Gas & Corporate / Commercial private practice expertise looking to go in house and join a global Oil & Gas organisation or you will already be a Legal Counsel with significant inhouse experience in the Energy sector.

The Firm

This international main market listed company have been leaders in energy production since the 1990s and have a premium listing on the LSE.

They have oil & gas operations across multiple geographies and are still in a rapid state of growth with a large focus in Asia and Africa.

The culture, ethos and ethics of the business stand them apart, they place people at the heart of what they do and believe in developing and nurturing talent.

The Role

As Senior Legal Counsel, you will report directly to the General Counsel.

You will be responsible for a range of responsibilities that will include:

Preparing, reviewing, reporting upon and negotiating commercial contracts, including asset acquisitions and disposals; corporate acquisitions and disposals; equity funding and corporate finance aspects/company structuring; oil and gas concessions, licences and production sharing contracts (PSCs); joint operating agreements; contracts for the provision of goods and services to the Group including consultancy agreements; oil and gas related contracts and agreements (e.g. unitisation agreements, gas balancing agreements, transportation and processing agreements, pipeline agreements, oil and gas sales agreements, FPSO charters etc.)

You will also be supporting compliance and secretarial requirements of the Group subsidiaries and managing regulatory and disclosure obligations and other compliance matters, such as announcements, in addition to supporting board and board committee meetings working with the management team.

The Requirements

You will be a Senior Lawyer with at least 6 years PQEMust be qualified as a Solicitor in England & WalesRelevant experience of both oil and gas and corporate/commercial legal work and advice, such experience from either one, or a combination, of a large UK private practice firm or a senior in-house position in the energy industryPreferably have some experience of PSC fiscal regimes and/or experience of operations in Asia, the Middle East or North AfricaMust be fluent in EnglishAny Arabic speaking candidates - this would be an advantage, but not essentialThe ability to work autonomously and effectively.This will be a demanding yet hugely rewarding role so the ability to handle a complex workload on an international scale is a must.You will be naturally driven, committed, and able to work across multi channels and teams across the firm's different geographies.Comfortable dealing and communication with Senior Management at the highest level.International travel may be a requirement.

Apply now for immediate consideration or call for a confidential discussion to find out more about this inhouse opportunity in Central London.

Corporate Commercial Legal Counsel

  • £80000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits

This is a fantastic in-house opportunity for a Legal Counsel with at least 5 years PQE. You will ideally be a Corporate & Commercial Solicitor looking to go in house and join a Global Energy organisation. Expert knowledge in the Oil and Gas sector would be ideal. Sound Corporate/Commercial experience in law is essential.

The Firm

This international company have been leaders in energy production since the 1990s.

They have oil & gas operations across multiple geographies and are still in a rapid state of growth with a large focus in Asia and Africa.

The culture, ethos and ethics of the business stand them apart, they place people at the heart of what they do and believe in developing and nurturing talent.

The Role

The is an opportunity for a Corporate & Commercial Solicitor to work alongside the Head of Legal within the business who also works closely with the CEO. Due to the nature of the work, there will be Company Secretary duties so any experience in this area would be desirable.

The role is to be based from their Central London office.

The successful hire will need to have cross border, international Corporate & Commercial experience with a private practice background.

Experience of handling high level matters specifically within the Oil & Gas sector would be preferable but our client will consider strong Corporate & Commercial Solicitors with a genuine interest in this area.

The Requirements

You will be an entrepreneurial Corporate & Commercial Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE.Adept in handling complex matters and a good understanding of the international Oil & Gas energy sector is preferred.The ability to work autonomously and effectively.This will be a demanding yet hugely rewarding role so the ability to handle a complex workload on an international scale is a must.You will be naturally driven, committed, and able to work across multi channels and teams across the firm's different geographies.Comfortable dealing at the highest level with Board level individuals.International travel will be a requirement.

Apply now for immediate consideration or call for a confidential discussion to find out more about this in-house opportunity in the heart of Central London

Corporate Inhouse Legal Counsel

  • £100000 - £120000 per annum Excellent Benefits and Bonus

A highly experienced Corporate M&A Inhouse Legal Counsel is required to join a forward thinking, ambitious organisation.

This will be a challenging role, based in the heart of Central London with fantastic opportunities to progress in the future.

The Firm

This global business are leading the way in the Education sector. They are going from strength to strength, are ultra-entrepreneurial and have massive plans to grow.

They offer a competitive package and a friendly, supportive environment with exceptional development available at all levels.

The Role

This position requires an experience Corporate M&A Solicitor to come in and take the reins in supporting the Regional Legal Counsels with acquisitions across the globe.

They need a self starter who can work autonomously and be trusted to lead in supporting numerous M&A transactions.

A large proportion of the role will involve supporting on corporate development projects including M&A, greenfield/brownfield development and construction. You will be responsible for ensuring M&A transactions comply with regulatory and group policies across multiple jurisdictions.

Requirements

You will be a Corporate M&A Solicitor ideally with 2 - 6 years PQE.Must be qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales.Strong International Corporate M&A experience at a reputable Law firmYou will have good academics (min 2:1 degree)The ability to manage and develop strong client relationships whilst also effectively providing support internally to the firm and colleagues.

Apply Now or alternatively please call for a confidential discussion about this inhouse opportunity.

Corporate M&A Legal Counsel

  • £80000 - £85000 per annum Excellent Benefits

A highly experienced Corporate M&A Inhouse Legal Counsel is required to join a forward thinking, ambitious organisation.

This will be a challenging role, based in the heart of Central London with fantastic opportunities to progress in the future.

The Firm

This global business are leading the way in the Education sector. They are going from strength to strength, are ultra-entrepreneurial and have massive plans to grow.

They offer a competitive package and a friendly, supportive environment with exceptional development available at all levels.

The Role

This position requires an experience Corporate M&A Solicitor to come in and take the reins in supporting the Regional Legal Counsels with acquisitions across the globe.

They need a self starter who can work autonomously and be trusted to lead in supporting numerous M&A transactions.

A large proportion of the role will involve supporting on corporate development projects including M&A, greenfield/brownfield development and construction. You will be responsible for ensuring M&A transactions comply with regulatory and group policies across multiple jurisdictions.

Requirements

You will be a Corporate M&A Solicitor ideally with 2 - 6 years PQE.Must be qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales.Strong International Corporate M&A experience at a reputable Law firmYou will have good academics (min 2:1 degree)The ability to manage and develop strong client relationships whilst also effectively providing support internally to the firm and colleagues.

Apply Now or alternatively please call for a confidential discussion about this exciting, rare inhouse opportunity.

Legal Counsel

  • £50000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Are you looking for an exciting Legal Counsel position? This is an outstanding opportunity for someone to join this leading specialist provider of digital display products to both business and consumer markets.

The Company

They employ around 150 people across Europe, with the majority operating from their HQ in Hertfordshire.

They have been established for over two decades, are award-winning and continue to be the authority in their field.

The Role

This company are looking for a Legal Counsel to join them at their HQ in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

You will be responsible for providing comprenensive legal advice accross departments and have experience of working alongside a sales team. You will be the sole legal counsel and will repost to the CFO, you will have a great influence on the business.

You will be a qualified Solicitor with 5 years PQE and ideally you will have experience as a Legal Counsel from a previous role.

The company are looking for someone with high energy who will drive for results.
You will be responsible for:

Reporting to the CFOLegal compliance for UK as well as Europe and other territories throughout EMEASetting internal governance policiesDrafting, negotiating and executing commercial contractsAnticipating issues, estimating risks and offering solutions to mitigate these risksCommunicating legal information to managementReviewing and providing legal guidance on legal implications of internal policies, procedures and contracts, updating and redrafting as appropriateDealing with the legal position across the business for all business related issuesProviding legal guidance for HR practices and processesResponsibility for legal projects as directed by the management team


This is an exceptional chance for a Legal Counsel 5 PQE to join this leading authority in their field in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

Apply now, or feel free to call me for a confidential conversation.

Intellectual Property Legal Counsel

  • £70000 - £110000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Are you an Intellectual Property lawyer looking to specialise as an inhouse Legal Counsel working predominantly on licensing for a global digital platform?

You will need to be a self-starter, entrepreneurial and commercially minded with 3-6 years PQE.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a technology start up in Central London dealing with some of the biggest names in the business.

The Role

The successful hire will need to have sound legal expertise and advisory experience in the areas of digital music, media and music licensing.

This company are pioneers and leading the way, they've built a worldwide brand where music and media platforms fuse together.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation with huge ambition and where the entrepreneurial spirit throughout the whole business is palpable.

The business is going from strength to strength and they now need an experienced Intellectual Property Lawyer to help them take things to the next level.

The Legal Counsel will have exposure to cutting edge work. Responsibilities will include handling all the legal aspects of music licensing as well as working on brand deals and partnerships with tech companies.

This will be a stand alone role in the company working alongside the key stakeholders as sole inhouse counsel but there will be opportunities to build out a team in the future as the business grows.

This is a fast paced, hands on role with lots of autonomy. This business moves fast, is growing at a rapid rate and they therefore need a sharp, experienced lawyer to take the reins on the legal side.

There may also be opportunities with this opportunity to work flexibly, from home as well as operating from the office based in Central London.

Requirements

Intellectual Property lawyer with 3-6 years PQEMust have experience in digital media, music licensing and IP lawHave experience gained ideally at an international law firm in a well regarded practiceCan operate with senior level individuals both internally and externallyWorks well with autonomy, reliable and a self starterEntrepreneurial and commercially minded

If you possess the right skills and experience detailed above and want to make the move inhouse, Apply Now for this very exciting opportunity.

Regulatory Legal Counsel

  • £80000 - £95000 per annum Excellent Benefits

This is an outstanding inhouse opportunity for a Regulatory Legal Counsel with at least 5 years PQE to join a market leading drinks brand.

The Firm

Our client is one of the largest and most recognised drinks brands in the FMCG sector, operating in every Continent on the globe. As well as their consumer goods they have one of the strongest brands in the market, operating through numerous sponsorship and advertising campaigns.

The parent company of this brand is part of a NASDAQ listed entity. As part of their rapid expansion, they are looking to recruit more legally trained professionals to work in conjunction with their stakeholders across multiple areas.

The Role

The team are hiring Regulatory Legal Counsel with at least 5 years' experience. You will work closely with the Global Regulatory Team and lead as Regulatory Counsel for the EMEA region.

The role of Regulatory Legal Counsel will involve a strong foundation in understanding the Regulatory elements of the food and beverages sector. The role is varied and will be demanding, yet rewarding work with lots of autonomy.

The Regulatory Counsel will partner closely with EMEA and Corporate teams to support compliance, including anti-bribery compliance and data protection compliance.

The work will include but not limited to;
Product claims, formulation, and registrations
Quality control regulations
Presenting to regulatory bodies and governmental authorities
Managing litigation and other disputes
Drafting and negotiating on commercial contracts related to regulatory matters
Assisting the Corporate, Commercial, Real Estate, IP, and Date Protection teams
Maintaining compliance with regulators

Requirements

You will be a qualified Solicitor with at least 5 years' experience.FCPA and UK Bribery Act compliance experience.Understanding of the interplay between business and regulatory agenciesYou will have Regulatory experience either in house or in private practice.Knowledge or understanding of food and beverage regulatory law in the following continents would be an advantage: EuropeMiddle EastAfricaYou will also work closely with Stakeholders and management in the US.

Salary is competitive plus an excellent benefits package depending on experience.

This is an exciting time to be involved with a company which has already achieved International recognition and success.

Experience in food and beverages industry is strongly preferred,but it is important to highlight that experience across all of these areas may not be possible and a strong grounding in comparable fields could be considered.

Legal Counsel

  • £80000 - £93000 per annum Unrivalled Benefits

This company was created by leaders in the Tech space, having worked for one of the largest companies in the world alongside some of the most inspiring entrepreneurs in the business.

Do you want to be part of a team that is paving the way in Tech? You will be at the forefront of this growing business and you will work closely with the global legal team. The company have offices in London, Silicon Valley and other locations across the globe. They reached a total of 50 locations in 2018.

The Company

This company is known to be the next generation of buying in the retail world, they are helping todays businesses move away from the typical bricks and mortar to online commerce that delivers a first-class experience. They pride themselves on delivering amazing customer service with market leading products.

You will be surrounded by leaders in their respective fields, typically this company have hired top level employees from companies such as Apple & Facebook.
You will find their approach to be refreshing and inspiring, their culture is one that is based around valuing every single member of their staff.

The Role

This is an exciting Legal Counsel role based in the West End of London, you will join a growing company with exciting growth plans. The company now stand at 320 employees with the view to double in size in the next few years.

You will be the at the forefront of the firms London offering, working closely with the Legal team based in the US.

You will be building the UK Legal team, this is a great opportunity for someone who is ambitious and wants to help drive a growing business in the right direction. You will be a big part of the company's growth and strategy plans.

You will address the legal and business risks and responsibilities; you will ideally have experience in Employment, Health & Safety, Data Privacy and Compliance matters.

Requirements:

You will be a qualified Solicitor with 4-8 years PQEYou will have strong technical knowledge in the relevant areas of lawYou will be forward thinking, and business mindedSalary is competitive with an unrivalled benefits package - you will even receive shares in the business

You will work for this international company in their West End of London office.

Legal Counsel

  • £80000 - £100000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Do you aspire to becoming a Legal Counsel with UK wide influence for a market leading global engineering group? This role would suit a Commercial Lawyer with a strong background and experiences with the willingness to learn and to communicate legal advice across departments. This opportunity is based in an impressive, modern and forward-thinking office based in central London.

This business work on International projects across all areas of engineering. The business is a global consulting engineering firm with staff across eleven offices employing over 500 people and offering services for client's individual needs across all types of projects.

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Legal Counsel and run the Legal department for the whole of the UK.

You will work closely with a highly qualified lawyer and a senior paralegal in support of your work.

Reporting to the General Counsel who travels frequently between the constituent offices internationally.

You will also work closely with another counsel who provides advice across Asia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Australia.

You will handle all manner of Commercial Contracts - Joint venture agreements, drafting and negotiating professional service agreements, review requests to tender and assist the general counsel with share disposals and acquisitions.

You will have a good level of general commercial experience and not be afraid to get your hands dirty and provide advice across departments.

This is an outstanding opportunity and not one to be overlooked.

The Requirements

You will be a Commercial Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE You will have strong communication skillsYou will have a pragmatic approach to your workIn House experience is not essential

You will be a Commercial Solicitor seeking a new challenge with a market leading Global Engineering Consultancy group. You will be based in an impressive, modern and forward-thinking office in central London.

Apply now for immediate consideration of call me for a confidential conversation.

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