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In-house Counsel

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, an established British investment bank, is seeking an experienced in-house lawyer to join its Legal and Compliance team. The role presents a great opportunity to gain exposure to a dynamic environment with the primary responsibility to manage the daily commercial work of the business.

Key Duties

  • Dealing with all aspects of Investment Banking Divisions transactions

  • Transactional involvement with various teams in deal origination and execution

  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and deal participants

  • Drafting and reviewing a host of agreements including Terms of Business, confidentiality agreements, IB agreements, engagement letters, etc.

  • Occasionally supporting the M&A private client practice

Your Profile

  • English and Commonwealth qualified lawyer with a minimum of 4 years PQE

  • Legal and Compliance experience relating to investment banking would be advantageous

  • Excellent ability to manage time effectively

  • Report writing experience

  • Financial services experience would be beneficial

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, 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 expertise 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.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Legal professionals from across the United Kingdom who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.