Legal Counsel

Jersey
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Our client is currently looking to recruit a Legal Counsel, to join a leading private equity investor. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their career by gaining experience working in-house with a well respected member of the finance industry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide dedicated legal and corporate governance support to support the company
  • To advise the Directors and the wider organisation on Jersey legal, commercial and emerging regulatory issues arising from developments to law and regulation
  • Overseeing all Company Secretarial matters for the Company and its SPVs, including acting as the Company Secretary, to ensure best in class corporate governance in line with local substance requirements
  • Director on the boards of certain unregulated SPVs of the Company
  • Act as Member of the Risk and Compliance Committee
  • Acting as the principal legal contact for the Company in Jersey and taking responsibility for the drafting, negotiating and/or review of legal documents
  • Advising on the interpretation of laws and regulations to ensure that the Company’s operations and investments are legally competent on an ongoing basis
  • Liaising with key internal and external parties
  • Ensuring that all work completed complies with Company compliance processes and procedures
  • Ensuring that any other reasonable task of a legal nature requested is completed on time and accurately

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Solid legal knowledge (5+ PQE) and experience required in the areas of corporate/finance/funds/private equity, with experience in corporate administration a bonus
  • To include some cross-border/international experience
  • A sound knowledge of Jersey companies’ law is essential, with some experience of financial services law / regulation also preferred
  • An understanding of Jersey AML legislation sufficient to fulfil the role of Deputy MLRO in the Officers absence
  • An understanding of regulatory influences that apply

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective team player but able to work under own initiative
  • Team orientated and a flexible approach to tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Excellent English language verbal and written skills
Permanent
211 days ago
Job Title
Legal Counsel
Reference
147
Job Category
Legal
Job Location
Jersey
Job Salary
Negotiable
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