Senior Legal Counsel

Leeds Permanent £100,000 - £125,000 per year
  • Rare opportunity for a Finance lawyer to work In-house
  • Great salary and benefits on offer

About Our Client

Our client is a state owned bank with a growing legal function. The client has a core objective to drive sustainable growth across the UK and drive infrastructure investment. They have a large office in central Leeds and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Description

The Senior Legal Counsel will deal with a range of responsibilities including;

  • Leading on a range of deals across asset and project finance and equity deals
  • review infrastructure transactions
  • act as a trusted partner with stakeholders across the bank to mitigate risk
  • work with colleagues to support the bank on delivering their core objectives
  • monitor performance of legal suppliers
  • support on managing juniors in the team

The Successful Applicant

The successful Senior Legal Counsel should have:

  • A background in Banking & Finance
  • Ideally In-house experience gained through secondments or working in-house
  • Ties to Leeds
  • A track record of handling large finance transaction
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas.
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills.
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging between £100,000 - £125,000 per annum.
  • A generous holiday allowance of 30 days.
  • An attractive bonus scheme.
  • Pension contribution up to 20%.
  • An inclusive, collaborative and supportive company culture.

Mike Smith
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Phone number
+44 07881904018

Job summary

Job function
Banking & Finance - In House
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Mike Smith
Consultant phone
+44 07881904018
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