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Senior Legal Counsel

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  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7183 0545

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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​Our Client

Rutherford have been mandated on an excellent opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to join our boutique investment bank client’s legal team in London. Reporting into the General Counsel, the role will support the bank’s European advisory business and will suit a candidate with previous experience within an investment bank although a private practice background will be considered.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and negotiating engagement letters with clients, NDAs and similar documents.

  • Advising the business on transaction-related enquiries and other legal matters regarding the advisory services provided to the bank’s clientele.

  • Assisting on the review of board presentations and drafting opinion letters

  • Providing support on company secretarial tasks.

  • Supporting other departments when necessary to provide legal advice, including contracts, consultancy agreements, data transfer agreements, and real estate documentation

  • Providing legal support on ad-hoc projects to ensure compliance with any upcoming regulations relevant to the business.

  • Working alongside compliance when fulfilling regulatory requests

Your Profile

  • UK qualified corporate lawyer with at least 6+ PQE in the corporate/M&A team of a Tier 1 law practice or an investment bank.

  • Previous experience gained in a similar role in an investment bank (via a secondment for example), would be advantageous if having a private practice background.

  • Experience working on both public and private transactions

  • Comprehensive legal judgment and an ability to provide practical advice to the wider business

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 7183 0545
ReferenceCode: 36169

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime and legal, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing services across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.