Junior Legal Counsel - In-House

Legal - Jersey - Full Time

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About Carter Clarke

Carter Clarke is a premier legal sector recruitment firm with in depth experience of placing lawyers into in-house and private practice roles.

Candidates
We recognise that any career move is a daunting prospect, and it is important to us that we build an honest and trusting relationship from the beginning.

Clients
We are interested in long-term relationships with our clients, and take the time required to build an intricate knowledge of them and their unique environments.
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Junior Legal Counsel - In-House

Legal - Jersey - Full Time

Department

Legal

Contract Type

Full Time

Location

Jersey

Reporting To

Senior Legal Counsel

Compensation

Competitive
Our client, a leading financial services company, seeks a confident and commercially astute junior legal counsel to join is expanding team.

Key Responsibilities

Your primary focus will be to provide legal advice across a diverse range of internal matters in concert with colleagues in the Group's European offices. More specifically you will: provide legal input into all aspects of the affairs of the Group locally and within Europe; advise the compliance team in relation to the application of legal and regulatory obligations; assume responsibility for the maintenance and development of the Group's regulatory policies and procedures; support the legal team in new business initiatives; provide legal support on the more complex aspects of client affairs; and develop relationships with external law firms, liaising with such firms in the provision of legal advice.

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

Ideally you will be coming from a local law firm or in-house legal team where you will have gained some corporate, commercial, regulatory or funds experience. It is essential that you have completed a law degree or law conversion and that you have practical relevant experience. However it is not essential that you are qualified and those practicing locally in a paralegal or legal assistant capacity will be considered for this position.

Benefits

Rare opportunity to move in-house at an early stage in your career to a fast paced business facing role.