Commercial Legal Counsel-UK Asset Manager

  • Permanent
  • london,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 26829

Commercial Legal Counsel-UK Asset Manager

The Role

Responding to ad-hoc requests for advice from internal stakeholders across the business, advising on and negotiating commercial contracts with suppliers and supporting the Senior Legal Counsel with reviewing and updating  client contractual documentation including: client terms and conditions and other client forms.


  • Providing independent, confidential and privileged legal advice to stakeholders across the business
  • Reviewing and negotiating a range of agreements including but not limited to commercial contracts and client agreements.
  • Liaising with external counsel.
  • Supporting on the review and update of  client terms and conditions, and other client contractual documentation.
  • Assisting in the management of legal contract repository.
  • General advisory support on BAU legal and regulatory matters, such as identifying and advising on private client issues
  • Supporting the data protection team with legal issues relating to data protection.
  • Assisting with the production of legal guidance for internal use by the business

Candidate Profile:

  • Fully-qualified lawyer entitled to practice in England and Wales.
  • 2 – 6 years’ PQE.
  • Previous in-house financial services experience desirable.
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • A good understanding of the GDPR and the UK data protection regime.

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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