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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 firms 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 firms 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 firms 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.
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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