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Legal counsel

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Project Description

Job Description:

OVERVIEW

The Group’s main activity is banking as well as other investments. The role is for a solicitor or barrister to assist the legal function as set out below. Good remuneration with profit-linked bonus. Self-employed status, working part time, independently, with some travel.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Providing legal support for:

Contract drafting and negotiation;

Regulatory and compliance work;

Occasional commercial litigation;

Statutory functions;

Liaison with the company’s external lawyers

General operational activities.

In the following sectors:

Banking;

Insurance;

General operational activities

Job Requirements:

DESIRED PROFILE

Skills

Highly articulate, numerate and IT literate

Familiar with:

Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; and

Cloud-based file management systems.

Experience

Demonstrable success in each of the areas listed under “main responsibilities”.

Qualifications

Degree;

Relevant professional qualification, preferably in an Anglo-Saxon jurisdiction;

Appropriate experience.

Personal qualities

Well-organised and self-motivated;

Responsible;

Flexible and hard-working;

Capable of thinking strategically, creatively and flexibly;

Courteous, efficient and reliable

Good inter-personal skills

Ambitious yet realistic when setting objectives and targets;

Emotionally intelligent and resilient;

Self-aware;

Able to inspire colleagues and bring energy and enthusiasm to the work;

Sensitive and caring approach when faced with difficult choices;

Able to build trust, act with integrity and be relied upon;

Capable of identifying with a cooperative culture.

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