Senior Legal Counsel (min 10 PQE), Wealth Management - Global Bank

Posted 10 May 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

We are looking for a highly experienced Senior Legal Counsel to join our client’s Wealth Management business. This is a high-impact role, responsible for providing legal advice and support to business stakeholders across multiple jurisdictions.

  • Provide legal advice and support to the Wealth Management business on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters.
  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of legal documents and agreements, including client contracts, fund documents, and investment management agreements.
  • Stay up to date with relevant legal and regulatory developments and provide guidance to the business on the impact of such developments.
  • Collaborate with other members of the legal team and business stakeholders to identify and manage legal risks.
  • Liaise with external counsel as necessary and manage relationships with external counsel.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects and initiatives, providing legal advice and guidance as required.
  • Provide legal training to the business as necessary.

  • At least 10 years of PQE, with prior experience working in a bank being highly desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of wealth management products and services, and the applicable legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills, with experience in drafting complex legal documents and agreements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external counsel.
  • Sound judgment, with the ability to identify and manage legal risks.
  • Proactive, self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong academic credentials, with a law degree from a reputable university
  • Admission to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction(s)

If you are a highly motivated legal professional looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.