Legal Counsel - In-house - Financial Services

London – £60,000 - £75,000

Douglas Scott have partnered with an Asset Management company who are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to work in their busy legal team at an EMEA level.

The ideal In-house Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing timely commercial legal advice and services to the companies within the group with a strong focus on EMEA.

Your key responsibility will be

Assisting members of the Legal team and wider business with legal structure queries

Real estate financing transactions

Assistance in the review and preparation of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and other associated Legal commercial contracts

Advising on capital stack on real estate related acquisitions, investment and restructuring transactions

Instructing solicitors for new projects and ad-hoc transaction queries, working with external counsel.

Reviewing and negotiating the terms of shareholder and corporate documents

Attending client meetings to discuss and negotiate terms, handling all queries

All other associated Commercial Contract queries

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking fast-growing company.

The ideal candidate will be from the Financial Services sector but applications from candidates wanting to move In-house will be considered.

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

Please contact Lisa Spink, Managing Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Lisa Spink

Managing Consultant
0203 846 3071

Lisa joined Douglas Scott in 2013, running our Locum desk for 2 years before going on to work as a Business Manager at one of the largest recruitment agencies in the UK. Here she focused on Legal & Compliance on a contract and interim basis. Lisa re-joined Douglas Scott in 2018 as a Managing Consultant to set up a Legal & Compliance desk within our In-house department, again with a contract and interim focus and predominantly within (but not limited to) the London market. Originally from Cornwall she now lives in the Manchester area with her husband and young son Harrison.

"Lisa's professionalism, global industry knowledge and contacts are exceptional. I would highly recommend Lisa for her passion in ensuring a candidate's skills and experiences matches the clients expectations and vice versa, fundamental in recruitment ! Above all, Lisa goes above and beyond, she is with you throughout the whole process, on hand to answer any questions, offering advice and support around a candidates or clients busy schedule, one feels like they are receiving a very bespoke friendly personal service!"

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Asset Finance
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: LS11DS1SP

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