Edinburgh, GB
10d ago

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We have been engaged by a leading global financial services business who are seeking a Senior In-House Financial Services Lawyer with experience of managing people combined with a technical expertise in Pensions, Savings and / or Product Development.

So, if you are looking for a new, varied role with a market leader and expanding organisation then this Senior Legal Manager is the role for you!

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Based in Edinburgh this role will bring a commercial, creative and pragmatic approach to an existing breadth of work to ensure that business strategy can be achieved in a legally compliant manner.

Working closely and supporting the General Counsel you will be involved in resolving legal and strategic issues that face the business while managing 8 direct and 6 indirect reports.

Working as part of the management team of the UK Legal and Company Secretariat Department you will be providing professional leadership to the Proposition team in the department ensuring the delivery of legal advice in relation to the development and proposition requirements of our client is timely, cost effective and appropriate.

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  • Providing a full range of pro-active legal support, advice and recommendations across the UK business units
  • Engaging with business partners (including senior executives) to build credibility and trust, coaching and supporting them in addressing legal implications or understanding complex legal issues
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  • Drafting and interpreting complex legal documentation with precision and an understanding of the commercial intent
  • Ensuring that the Group's contractual documentation with customers, employers and advisers for its pensions and investments business and pension scheme rules and other pension documentation is accurate and of an appropriate standard
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  • Ensuring legislative change is monitored, analysed and implemented appropriately
  • Leading and / or contributing to corporate and operational projects (and cross-functional teams) across the UK Group
  • Job specialism

  • Applying legal rigour and good practice with commercial sensibility
  • Establishing and enforcing internal process, polices and structure
  • Liaising with, and managing, external counsel and other professional advisers
  • Essential :

  • You will be required to hold a law degree and qualification to practice as a lawyer in the UK.
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Have significant post qualification experience ideally in another financial services business or financial services team in a law firm or be a senior pension's technical expert with significant in-house experience.
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  • You will have excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with sound practical judgement.
  • You will be able to demonstrate an ability to juggle numerous commitments and deadlines, working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good people management skills.
  • A willingness to travel on occasion, as required, is required.
  • Core Benefits :

  • Excellent basic salary
  • Pension
  • Modern offices with fantastic facilities
  • To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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