Major Global Investment bank Belfast-In House Legal Counsel
Your new company An International Investment bank are recruiting for In House Legal Counsel to join their team in Belfast. The EMEA Legal division is a critical part of the organization, It provides a wide range of services, support and advice to many business areas, including general advice, document drafting, as well as oversight of regulatory developments and requirements. UKC and IPB businesses are primarily focused on wealth management and operate across 2 booking centers: London and Jersey. UKC/IPB offer a variety of products, including Mutual Funds, Structured Products, International Brokerage, Secured Overdraft, Margin Lending, Leveraged Lending, Cash Accounts and Time Deposits in multiple currencies and Currency Trading. Target market - individuals with net worth between 100,000 USD and 10,000,000 USD Your new role You will be responsible for legal matters affecting UK Consumer (UKC) and International Personal Bank EMEA (IPB) businesses and will lead the team of lawyers in Belfast focusing on UKC/IPB matters. The team will consist of 2 other lawyers with local reporting lines to the successful candidate. This position offers an opportunity to work on a wide range of matters related to UKC and IPB products and distribution channels and be involved in advising the businesses in relation to evolving regulatory landscape. You will advise UKC/IPB businesses in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and internal policies and standards As part of the internal control architecture of the firm, the Legal function plays an important part in the approval process for the distribution of all new and/or innovative products and services, at the same time seeking to protect the franchise through good judgment and compliance with policies and applicable law and regulation You will be expected to be involved with that assessment of appropriateness of products and/or services both for the customers and for the business. Commercial and regulatory awareness, as well as good judgment, are essential skills for the successful candidate. The role involves a supervisory responsibility and ability to delegate, as appropriate, to 2 other members of the Legal team based in Belfast What you'll need to succeed Qualifications:
What you'll get in return Excellent salary and package are on offer plus, Development Value:
What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or please contact Patrick McDonald today If you would like more detail on this job or for a confidential discussion on your legal career. If you're looking for a new legal opportunity in a specific location, we have a strategic office network spanning Ireland and the UK, a team of over 30 specialist legal recruitment consultants that can assist you with your job search.
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