Senior Legal Counsel

  • Job Reference: 6811
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This exciting role provides exposure to a wide range of work across a number of different jurisdictions with a primary focus on Channel Islands and UK, counselling jurisdictional business operations teams with creative legal support and working independently and on projects; giving expertise in financial services regulations, alternative investment funds, data protection and commercial contracts; working closely with Group Head of Legal and collaborating with Compliance and Risk; representing company in negotiations with suppliers and clients; monitoring and evaluating impact of evolving legislative, regulatory and industry strategies for alternative investment funds; creating and maintaining awareness of compliance with regulations; working to streamline existing documentation, corporate policies and precedents; representing Legal team in group wide projects and initiatives.
Candidate must be Admitted as Solicitor with 10+ years PQE and Bachelor Law Degree with strong academic credentials; be highly motivated; able to work in fast-paced environment and under pressure; negotiation and drafting skills as well as a commercial mind set; strong legal experience in corporate, regulation, and alternative investment funds; ability to articulate clear business advice, with high quality written and verbal communication; strong attention to detail and effectiveness managing complex projects and teams to demanding deadlines; can-do attitude and ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment; ability to identify, focus and prioritise on key issues and adapt quickly to changing circumstances; good people skills; strong IT skills.