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    City of London £50,000 – £60,000

    Douglas Scott are working with a well-known Investment business, based in central London, that is looking for a Lawyer with more than 2 years PQE to join their In-house legal team. The role would be perfect for someone with a corporate / commercial background, ideally with some experience working for an FCA regulated business. The business is offering a competitive salary, dependent on individual experience.

    The successful Lawyer will report into the General Counsel and advise on a broad range of corporate and commercial, finance related matters. You will have responsibility for drafting a variety of commercial contracts including; loan and security documentation, joint ventures, collaboration agreements, and shareholder and investment agreements. You will also assist with any litigation (insolvency, bankruptcy, and enforcement), advise on FCA regulated activities and consumer credit matters, advise on company secretarial matters, instruct and liaise with external Counsel, and assist with the review and implementation of policies related to GDPR.

    Applications are invited from Lawyers, ideally with more than 2 years PQE, who are experience in advising on a variety of corporate and commercial matters. Due to the nature of the role it is preferred that candidates have experience of working in a regulated industry, and ideally have some knowledge of investment (VC, secured lending, invoice and asset financing) in addition to having an awareness of the FCA consumer credit rules. Those with Company Secretarial experience are encouraged to apply.


    This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring In-house Counsel to make the move to a commercially driven and fast-paced Investment business based in central London.

    Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

    Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment is an In House Legal Recruitment expert and the UK's leading businesses trust us with their Legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our In House Legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated Recruitment Consultancy and will discuss this role, and seek your approval, before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

    Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal jobs posted by our In House Legal recruitment team.

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    Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our City of London based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

    Job Spec

    • Area of Law: Commercial Contracts, Company Commercial Law, Financial Services Regulation,
    • Type: In House, Solicitor / FILEX,
    • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
    • Term: Permanent
    • Location: City of London
    • Reference: OC41038

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    To discuss the role in more detail call Olivia Collicott on 0203 846 3071 or apply online.

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