Legal Advisor

  • Job Reference: 7668
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Fixed Term Contract managing, identifying and mitigating legal risk by providing technical legal advice and guidance, ensuring compliance with policy and legislation; managing Legal department operations, including independently managing projects, overseeing external counsel and managing legal governance requirements; proactively analyse and review amendments to legislation, regulations and case law to provide legal opinions to relevant internal stakeholders; responsible for legal training; investigation and solution of legal issues and/ or inefficiencies; drafting and vetting legal documents across legal specialisations and on legal matters for tabling at various committees; develop processes in team through ongoing review and assessment of legal processes; manage litigation cases within mandate by providing legal research, review of pleadings, briefing of witnesses and liaising with external counsel. 
Candidate must be Admitted lawyer in Jersey, Isle of Man or Mauritius; have experience in a banking, investment funds, trusts or other financial services department in a law firm or Experience in legal department in financial services, with exposure to drafting of legal documents or regulatory analysis and providing legal opinions.