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Legal Counsel (Fintech, 2+ PQE)

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The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and mitigating legal risks by developing and implementing company policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations that apply to the business. * Opportunity to provide key legal advice within a dynamic business environment * Role involves managing and mitigating legal risks through policy development * Promote best practices in legal, compliance and risk management

What you'll do:

As a Legal Counsel, you will play an integral role in shaping the company's legal framework. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include providing accurate advice on a range of legal topics that directly impact the business. You will manage potential risks by developing robust policies and procedures while ensuring full compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Your role will also involve promoting best practices in legal, compliance, and risk management across the organisation. Furthermore, you will develop and deliver essential legal training to the business while drafting, reviewing, and negotiating critical legal documents.

  • Provide accurate, relevant, and timely advice on various legal topics
  • Manage and mitigate legal risks by developing company policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Promote best practices in legal, compliance and risk management
  • Develop and deliver legal training to the business
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal and transaction-specific documentation

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Legal Counsel position brings a wealth of knowledge from their Bachelor's degree in Law or equivalent qualification. With at least one year of post-qualified experience in commercial and corporate practice at a reputable law firm or in-house legal department, you are well-equipped to handle complex problems with strategic thinking. Your ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment will be crucial as you navigate through various tasks. You have proven your ability to work under pressure while prioritising effectively. Your strong interpersonal communication skills make you an excellent team player while your presentation skills enable you to engage with stakeholders at all levels.

  • At least 2 years of post-qualified experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills with strategic thinking ability
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for team-based work
  • Presentation skills for internal and external stakeholders of all levels

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in their industry, known for their commitment to excellence and innovation. They offer a dynamic and fast-paced work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. The company promotes a culture of learning and development, providing ample opportunities for professional growth. Their inclusive work environment encourages collaboration and mutual respect, fostering a sense of belonging among employees.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal & Compliance

Focus: Financial Services

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Central and Western District

Job Reference: DL4WLO-C398678B

Date posted: 17 June 2024

Consultant: Johnny Hui

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