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Legal Counsel - Legal Data Management & Advisory | EMEA

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Manchester
Job Reference L1/SMS/33738
Contact Simon Spencer
Date posted 20-02-2020

Our client, a leading US Bank with global coverage is seeking to hire a VP Legal Counsel to join them on a permanent basis. The role is based in Manchester and they can offer a highly competitive salary.

They are seeking an experienced attorney to support the firm’s Legal Data Management & Advisory group in addition to leading projects within the Legal Department. The team are a dynamic group of attorneys with a broad range of expertise in the financial services industry, regulatory matters, as well as legal technology, specifically looking at Artificial Intelligence and machine learning.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Maintain and enhance the firm’s artificial intelligent legal agreement repository by providing advice on legal issues, building artificial intelligence/machine learning rules and providing guidance and quality checks to the firm’s on and off shore document review specialists.
• Cover legal docs: Create work product and provide advice related to the interpretation of a variety of agreement types, including but not limited to, custody agreements, corporate trust agreements, master netting agreements, loan and credit related documented and collateral agreements.
• Coordinate various departments and stakeholders globally, including but not limited to legal, operations, compliance and lines of business to execute activities.
• Advise on enterprise regulatory and strategic change programs combining legal subject matter expertise and thorough knowledge of LAR in a timely manner.

Key Requirements:

• Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 3-7+ years PQE
• In-house legal experience within financial services, ideally within investment banking
• Strong experience with Legal docs and contracts
• A keen interesand high proficiency with technology.
• Strong organisational and analytical skills with the ability to learn quickly and handle multiple projects;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal skills

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VP, Head of Legal