Legal Counsel (NQ-2)

Organisation
G2 Legal Limited
Reference
MT/1309254
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Contract, Compliance / Regulatory, Governance, Legal and Commercial Advice
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
PQE
NQ, 0-2 yrs
Joining a Legal500 firm with a global presence and who have an outstanding reputation, this particular opportunity will be based in Edinburgh/remotely where their Business Services team now seek an ambitious junior legal counsel.

Job Description

The team manages complex legal and risk issues for the wider firm and have a particular focus on all elements of professional practice risk, including claims, complaints, core regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management, legal advisory, and governance.

Joining an innovative team your role will encompass a wide range of matters including:

  • Supporting the team in the management of claims, and complaints, responding to day-to-day compliance issues, and working closely with senior members
  • Reviewing and approving client's terms of business, pitches, tenders, and amendments to standard terms
  • Assisting with ISO audits and client audits
  • Advising on Financial Services and Markets Act compliance policies, procedures, audits, and investigations for the UKME region
  • Assisting with strategic and operational planning and risk assessments
  • Identifying regulatory risks to the business
  • Day-to-day management of the contract review and legal procurement processes 

This is a unique opportunity where there will be:

  • No billable hours
  • Flexibility to work remotely/hybrid working 
  • Work-life balance 
  • Option to work on a part-time basis 
  • Career progression prospects  

The successful candidate will ideally have gained some experience of handling commercial contracts and/or any risk/regulatory matters.

You will also be commercially minded, be able to work as part of a team and be able to think creatively.   

For more information, please contact Melissa Tang at G2 Legal for a confidential discussion or please apply with an up to date CV. 0131 278 0000.  

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