In House Lawyer

Sanderson Recruitment
35000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + + Excellent Benefits
09 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
In House Lawyer

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: GBP35,000

Benefits: Bonus at Target, Highly Competitive Pension and Flexible Benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an In House Lawyer to join a highly renowned Financial Service provider in Edinburgh on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract. The successful candidate will support the Retail Banking Legal Team to provide targeted, commercially focussed regulatory legal advice to the business on product development, operational processes, consumer credit related queries, regulatory legal issues and customer documentation demonstrating an awareness of the commercial implications of their advice and the customer outcomes that will result.

The candidate will provide effective and timely legal advice on a broad range of specialist and complex legal matters to support the business. The successful candidate will be confident and self-motivated with extensive retail banking experience along with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels.

Principle Accountabilities

- Be a trusted adviser, taking the time to understand the relevant business areas to be able to provide targeted and relevant advice
- The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and business stakeholders to ensure our products and business processes provide compliant and good outcomes for customers and our business
- Assembles research and produces clear, accurate findings
- Analyses legal and commercial issues in detail and is able to explain complex issues
- Drafts advice, product terms, legal correspondence and other complex documents in plain English with minimal or no supervision
- Takes instructions from internal business stakeholders and translates them into appropriate action
- Complies with all risk management policies and procedures

Skills, knowledge and experience

- A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years PQE
- A demonstrably thorough working knowledge of UK regulatory framework and regulated banking, coupled with an appreciation of the business needs of a retail bank.
- Must have a detailed working knowledge and experience of Consumer Credit Law or Insurance Law, with solid experience advising
- Maintains up to date working knowledge/understanding of relevant areas of law
- Maintains up to date knowledge of commercial developments in specialist field
- Has a deep understanding of the retail banking world, products and services, and related main legal developments/issues relating to the role
- Manages own time efficiently, delivering work on time according to requirements and keeping more senior colleagues up to date with developments as appropriate
- Understands and uses IT resources to their full potential
- Excellent team player with ability to working closely with others to deliver results

If you feel this role would suit you and would like further information please do not hesitate in contacting me, call Jayd Venters on ************ or email *****************************

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