Legal Advisor, Wealth International

  • Job Reference: 7184
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This role manages, identifies and mitigates legal risk by providing technical legal advice and guidance, ensuring compliance with legal policy and relevant legislation; manages operations, including independently managing projects, overseeing external counsel and managing legal governance requirements; ensure strong working relationships; undertakes consultations, research, negotiation, vetting, witness preparation and/or drafting; instructs and manages external counsel on all legal matters; manages costs of external counsel on legal matters; analyses and reviews amendments to legislation; maintains legal department documentation; provides legal training; identifies, investigates and solves legal issues and/ or inefficiencies; inputs into legal risk management and practical application; manages litigation cases by assisting with preparation for Court hearings through the provision of legal research, review of pleadings and briefing of witnesses.
The successful candidate will have post graduate legal degree; be Admitted lawyer in Jersey, Isle of Man or Mauritius; 8-10 years experience in banking, investmentfunds, trusts or other financial services department in law firm; exposure to drafting of legal documents or regulatory analysis and providing legal opinions; good leadership qualities; able to interpret data and make decisions; able to work to deadlines; strong team player; competent in dispute resolution, legal knowledge and interpretation and financial industry regulatory framework.