Junior Legal Counsel

Home  »  Jobs   »   Junior Legal Counsel

Job Description

Junior Legal Counsel

Reporting to Legal Counsel

This Junior Legal Counsel opportunity will give you exposure to a wide range of work across a number of different jurisdictions, with a primary focus on the Channel Islands and the UK.

Job Description

Our client is looking for a highly motivated lawyer to support our rapidly growing and evolving


You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have an interest in developing

your skills in the areas of alternative investment funds, regulation and third-party commercial


You’ll need to bring negotiation and drafting skills as well as a commercial mind set to the role.

You will be required to work independently as well as part of a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will cover a variety of legal issues concerning alternative investment funds,

regulation and commercial contracts. Amongst others, the following responsibilities apply to this


▪ Prepare and negotiate the businesses’ engagement terms of business with external clients

and their lawyers

▪ Provide legal advice to the business in the areas of financial services regulation.

▪ Work closely with other members of the Legal team.

▪ Represent the Group in commercial contract negotiations with third parties such as suppliers.

Basic Qualifications

▪ Bachelor’s Degree in Law.

▪ Admitted as a solicitor (preferable) – 1-4 years PQE.

▪ Legal experience in the financial services sector.

▪ High quality written and verbal communication.

▪ Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver with demanding deadlines.

▪ Can-do attitude.

▪ Good people skills.

▪ Strong IT skills (esp. Microsoft Word and Excel).

Our client will provide the training in house for relevant technical knowledge and also to enhance your

professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as

close working relationships between their colleagues and clients is at the heart of what they do.

Salary: £70,000 Per Year

Job Summary

Ref ID: 3910
£70,000 Per Year