Contribute to the success of a global provider of financial services, providing fiduciary and risk related legal advice to the leadership team and supporting the front office, in relation to the administration of trust and company structures.
Within this role you will also monitor changes in legislation and regulation that will impact the business and implement relevant changes to procedures where applicable. You will also ensure that the overall fiduciary and legal risk is managed and mitigated, and risk exposure is minimised.
If you are a qualified Lawyer with previous in-house legal experience and are looking for a new opportunity within a company whose business model is based on trust and integrity, we would like to hear from you.
Responsibilities will include:
Providing expert insight and advice to the leadership team, ensuring all strategies are in line with regulatory frameworks, in order to reduce exposure to legal risks
Drafting and reviewing legal documentation relating to trusts, companies and associate activities
Acting as a representative where litigation is advised and engage with the legal counsel
Providing oversight and management of all client and non-client related legal matters, ensuring resolution
Maintaining an awareness of all anti-money laundering laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Supporting the maintenance of the risk dashboard, assessing and mitigating any identified risks
Assisting with the preparation of reports for various committees and correspondence with regulator authorities
Experience and skills required:
Minimum 5 years’ in-house legal experience
Good understanding of trust and company law principles and anti-money laundering issues
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to draft legal correspondence and provide guidance to others
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.