Legal Counsel

InterQuest Financial Markets

Posted on Apr 16, 2024 by InterQuest Financial Markets
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Our client is a UK life and pensions company helping customers plan and save for the long term, with roots going back over 100 years. They operate in one of the largest, most sophisticated insurance markets in the world. Due to expansion, they're now seeking a Legal Counsel to join their thriving team in Aylesbury where there is a hybrid working policy in place. The role will pay a competitive basic salary, annual bonus and will come with a range of benefits.

What is expected of the Legal Counsel?

  • Provide expert legal counsel on the development of their business and throughout the transaction process.
  • Interpret and present complex legal considerations and material.
  • Draft, edit and review legal documentation and processes required in the run up to and throughout transactions, including alterations to standard terms and deal contracts
  • Support the team and Executive Committee in managing third parties involved in the provision of services, including pension scheme trustees, administrators and EBCs).
  • Work closely with the Compliance team and Executive Committee team understand the regulatory and legal landscape.
  • Work closely with the Company Secretary to provide support on day-to-day company legal matters.
  • Manage relationships with any external legal counsel and those assigned to act for third parties.
  • Contribute to the risk management function
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of legislative changes and industry best practice relevant to our business
  • Maintain competence and fitness and propriety standards to the level required by the Company's regulators.
  • Provide our client with access to any evidence of competence, fitness and propriety reasonably required, for example permission to carry out DBS and credit history checks.
  • Comply with the FCA's conduct

What we look for in a Legal Counsel?

Minimum two years' post qualified experience (either in-house or in practice)

Good knowledge and experience of life assurance and pensions business.

Knowledge of defined benefit liability management/de-risking work.

Experience working in the BPA sector desirable.

What the Legal Counsel will receive?

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Full benefits package

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.


Reference: 2748168498

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InterQuest Financial Markets

Legal Counsel

InterQuest Financial Markets

Posted on Apr 16, 2024 by InterQuest Financial Markets

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Our client is a UK life and pensions company helping customers plan and save for the long term, with roots going back over 100 years. They operate in one of the largest, most sophisticated insurance markets in the world. Due to expansion, they're now seeking a Legal Counsel to join their thriving team in Aylesbury where there is a hybrid working policy in place. The role will pay a competitive basic salary, annual bonus and will come with a range of benefits.

What is expected of the Legal Counsel?

  • Provide expert legal counsel on the development of their business and throughout the transaction process.
  • Interpret and present complex legal considerations and material.
  • Draft, edit and review legal documentation and processes required in the run up to and throughout transactions, including alterations to standard terms and deal contracts
  • Support the team and Executive Committee in managing third parties involved in the provision of services, including pension scheme trustees, administrators and EBCs).
  • Work closely with the Compliance team and Executive Committee team understand the regulatory and legal landscape.
  • Work closely with the Company Secretary to provide support on day-to-day company legal matters.
  • Manage relationships with any external legal counsel and those assigned to act for third parties.
  • Contribute to the risk management function
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of legislative changes and industry best practice relevant to our business
  • Maintain competence and fitness and propriety standards to the level required by the Company's regulators.
  • Provide our client with access to any evidence of competence, fitness and propriety reasonably required, for example permission to carry out DBS and credit history checks.
  • Comply with the FCA's conduct

What we look for in a Legal Counsel?

Minimum two years' post qualified experience (either in-house or in practice)

Good knowledge and experience of life assurance and pensions business.

Knowledge of defined benefit liability management/de-risking work.

Experience working in the BPA sector desirable.

What the Legal Counsel will receive?

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Full benefits package

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

Reference: 2748168498

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