Legal Counsel

  • Job Reference: 7523
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
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  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Fantastic new opportunity for corporate lawyer to join newly created in-house legal team, assisting Head of Legal with first class legal advice and governance support, focusing on support for law firm and business services across all locations, excluding Governance Services.  He/she will assist with projects to develop and enhance protocols on letters of engagement, terms of business, panel terms and supplier contracts; review and advise partners and employees on key third party supplier and panel term client contracts, NDAs and license and other commercial agreements from a legal and regulatory perspective and developing a precedent bank; assist with amendments and reporting requirements under partnership agreements; assume company secretary role and assist with co sec activities of service company boards and global Committees; prepare board and committee papers, reports, draft minutes and action trackers and ensure actions arising are monitored and followed up; assist with entity administration, including maintenance of registers and statutory books, filings and registration renewals to ensure entities remain in good standing.
Candidate will be qualified lawyer with ideally 3 years' post qualified experience; great academics; pro active; team player; organised self-starter, proactive and the ability to manage own workload; excellent organisation skills; excellent communicator; approachable and confident manner; thrives in a change environment; process oriented mindset to develop and continuously improve legal and governance service programmes; including attention to detail and ability to draft clear legal documents and plain language policies and reports; advanced MS Outlook, Word and Excel.