Legal Counsel Basildon, Essex

Basildon, Essex

Permanent

Legal

Professional Services

£60,000.00 - £120,000.00Year


Legal Counsel



Our client is one of the world's largest hedge fund and private equity administrator. The business model combines end-to-end expertise across financial services operations with software and solutions to service even the most demanding customers in the financial services and healthcare industries.


Role Purpose


Commercial Contracts


  • Review, draft and negotiate legal agreements with clients, suppliers and counterparties

Governance & Legal Risk Management


  • Assist with the maintenance and enforcement of Group Policies and procedures, in particular those governing the signature of contracts
  • Participate in the risk management activity of the business including if required by attendance at risk committees.

Dispute Resolution


  • Advise on disputes and claims between the Company and third parties

Company Secretarial and HR Support


  • Assist, if required, with company secretarial duties and tasks
  • Assist, if required, with mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and other corporate activity
  • Assist, if required, to provide advice and support to the HR team in connection with staff disputes, claims, grievances and other legal issues arising.

Departmental


  • Participation in the administration of the Legal Team, including adhering to reporting requirements and ensuring the proper filing and storage of legal documentation
  • Participation in group training learning and development
  • Maintenance and development of legal templates and collateral.
  • Assistance with the administration of departmental risk assessments and procedures.
  • Maintenance of a clear understanding of the corporate procedures and group structure
  • Assisting the business to take the necessary steps to remain compliant at all times with applicable regulation
  • Management of, and liaison with, external counsel assisting on particular matters
  • Performing ad-hoc legal duties across all business units as and when required.
  • Carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

Experienced Required


  • Has worked with sales teams before not just procurement side
  • Minimum 4+ years PQE
  • Expertise in software licensing and/ or BPO outsourcing/
  • Good working knowledge of data protection law
  • Experience of working in the context of funds, collective investment schemes, insurance or pension products, investment & wealth management platforms
  • Experience of drafting and negotiating IT contracts
  • Knowledge and understanding of revenue recognition

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please apply. Additionally, if you believe you know someone that would be interested in this role, please do share this ad with them.


Alternatively, if you are interested in finding out more about the In-House market and current opportunities, please don't hesitate to contact me directly!


Keywords: Inhouse, London, legal counsel, permanent, lawyer, software, commercial, Legal inhouse, solicitor, contract agreements, contract negotiation, Tech, contracts, legal, legal counsel

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Legal Counsel

LHH

13 days ago

£60,000.00 - £120,000.00Year

Permanent

Legal

Professional Services

Basildon, Essex


Legal Counsel



Our client is one of the world's largest hedge fund and private equity administrator. The business model combines end-to-end expertise across financial services operations with software and solutions to service even the most demanding customers in the financial services and healthcare industries.


Role Purpose


Commercial Contracts


  • Review, draft and negotiate legal agreements with clients, suppliers and counterparties

Governance & Legal Risk Management


  • Assist with the maintenance and enforcement of Group Policies and procedures, in particular those governing the signature of contracts
  • Participate in the risk management activity of the business including if required by attendance at risk committees.

Dispute Resolution


  • Advise on disputes and claims between the Company and third parties

Company Secretarial and HR Support


  • Assist, if required, with company secretarial duties and tasks
  • Assist, if required, with mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and other corporate activity
  • Assist, if required, to provide advice and support to the HR team in connection with staff disputes, claims, grievances and other legal issues arising.

Departmental


  • Participation in the administration of the Legal Team, including adhering to reporting requirements and ensuring the proper filing and storage of legal documentation
  • Participation in group training learning and development
  • Maintenance and development of legal templates and collateral.
  • Assistance with the administration of departmental risk assessments and procedures.
  • Maintenance of a clear understanding of the corporate procedures and group structure
  • Assisting the business to take the necessary steps to remain compliant at all times with applicable regulation
  • Management of, and liaison with, external counsel assisting on particular matters
  • Performing ad-hoc legal duties across all business units as and when required.
  • Carry out any other duties which are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

Experienced Required


  • Has worked with sales teams before not just procurement side
  • Minimum 4+ years PQE
  • Expertise in software licensing and/ or BPO outsourcing/
  • Good working knowledge of data protection law
  • Experience of working in the context of funds, collective investment schemes, insurance or pension products, investment & wealth management platforms
  • Experience of drafting and negotiating IT contracts
  • Knowledge and understanding of revenue recognition

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please apply. Additionally, if you believe you know someone that would be interested in this role, please do share this ad with them.


Alternatively, if you are interested in finding out more about the In-House market and current opportunities, please don't hesitate to contact me directly!


Keywords: Inhouse, London, legal counsel, permanent, lawyer, software, commercial, Legal inhouse, solicitor, contract agreements, contract negotiation, Tech, contracts, legal, legal counsel

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