Head of Legal (Banking/Compliance/Regulatory)

  • Job Reference: 3629
  • Date Posted: 25 June 2019
  • Recruiter: Martin Pooley Associates
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent
  • Sector: Banking & Finance, Legal Counsel
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Martin Pooley
  • Email: martin@martinpooley.co.uk

Job Description

Head of Legal (Banking/Compliance/Regulatory)

Outstanding new opportunity in a key role for a London based bank.

You will be responsible for the legal team of the bank as well as its compliance and regulatory functions.

  • Managing systems and processes to ensure compliance with legislation and regulation
  • Providing professional, strategic and legal advice to the board of directors and committees
  • Consulting on legal risks 

You will need

  • Strong legal experience and expertise in corporate, regulatory, with a focus on Financial Services 
  • Qualified Solicitor with appropriate PQE 
  • Excellent analytical skills and an ability to demonstrate professional legal and business judgment
  • Outstanding organisational skills and an ability to manage multiple projects across multiple jurisdictions
  • Identifying key issues and legal risks and providing a structure and analytical response 
  • Experience and a track record in managing a legal team, preferably in banking/finance sector
  • Ability to thrive when working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Outstanding communication, drafting and presentation skills