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Legal Counsel - Glasgow

Commercial Contracts - In-House
Ref: 508 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Modern and dynamic Financial Services organisation is looking to hire an additional Legal Counsel to join their in-house legal team- this role can be based in Glasgow or Edinburgh and hybrid-working is also available. 

Role Profile:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of key area’s propositions, core business and associated risks and work with that area to shape solutions that meet requirements.
  • Business areas include Actuarial, Defined Contribution Consulting, Investment, Insurance and Financial Services, Third Party Administration and newer areas of Discretionary Fund Management and Personal Wealth.
  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts for full range of professional services, consulting, online and data services, including tender responses, master services agreements, client contracts, licences, data protection agreements, non-reliance letters, NDAs and supplier agreements.
  • Draft best practice notes on topical issues and develop and maintain processes, policies, guidance and templates and assist in training.
  • Support proposition and client-based projects with legal advice.
  • Support and help drive Legal team initiatives.
  • Positively contribute to the legal team, creating a professional, effective, high quality and approachable resource for the business.

Candidate Requirements:

  •  You will have had experience either in-house or in private practice dealing with legal matters, including commercial contracts.
  • The role will involve drafting and negotiating contracts for our various business areas.
  •  Experience in financial services or pensions or with a professional services firm would be an advantage.
  • You will be a qualified Solicitor in Scotland or England with material experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation.

On Offer:

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package and the chance to join a highly successful in-house legal team.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

0141 244 0260