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Lawyer

Lawyer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Grace Downey

  • Contact email:

    grace.downey@jcwresourcing.com

  • Contact phone:

    02035899300

  • Job ref:

    LM46246

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-06

  • Consultant:

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Responsibilities:

  • Providing the firm’s with -to-day legal advice on application, AML and sales-related questions, and escalate significant issues or questions to senior Legal personnel or firm management;
  • Addressing specific business arrangements or legal issues with potential clients;
  • Assisting with the review of client and other agreements related to the on-boarding of new clients and the provision of new services to existing ones;
  • Interacting with clients or their counsel regarding the firm’s account opening requirements and other legal account-related questions;
  • Advising the firm on the appropriateness of proposed transfers of assets from or between customer accounts;
  • Identifying necessary changes to the firm’s systems and procedures to meet new applicable regulations;
  • Assisting IB Compliance with customer litigation and complaints, including responding to the UK Financial Ombudsman Service and the CSSF.

Qualifications

  • Good academic background
  • A UK qualified solicitor or barrister or an equivalent EU (preferably Ireland or Luxembourg) qualified lawyer with 4-year experience at a law firm, financial institution, financial services regulatory agency.
  • Good domain of the French Language not strictly required but desirable.
  • Comfort with computers and technology, and understanding of how technology is applied to business and regulatory problems.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a small-team environment and to work independently and to multi-task.