Interim Legal Counsel role, Edinburgh

Organisation
Frasia Wright Associates
Reference
FW5671
Contract Type
Locum/Contract
Practice Area
Commercial Contract, Financial Services
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs
This in-house organisation currently has a need for a Legal Counsel. This role is for a 12 month FTC and is based in Edinburgh.

Job Description

This in-house organisation currently has a need for a Legal Counsel.  This role is for a 12 month FTC and is based in Edinburgh.   This role will involve providing legal advice and guidance of the highest quality on a variety of projects and contracts including mutual fund launches, general fund lifecycle legal work and distribution agreements.  

Your duties will include:

  • Provide high quality legal advice to business stakeholders.
  • Provide detailed legal, technical and commercial input to projects 
  • Review and accurately draft high quality legal documentation 
  • Develop and maintain highly effective partnerships with internal and external customers and stakeholders in order that legal services provide best value and support the business cost effectively.
  • Manage the effective use of external legal firms and other suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective usage in support of the business where applicable.
  • Proactively keep abreast of legal changes and maintain knowledge of legislation, regulatory requirements and case law to support the provision of high quality legal advice.
  • Provide legal advice in practical and clear format while maintaining a customer focus at all times.

Previous experience in commercial contracts and investment management would be beneficial.  If this position interests you please do not hesitate to get in touch with Frasia or Cameron for an initial and confidential discussion on 01294 850501.  (Assignment 10243)

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