Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our team.


  • Draft, negotiate and manage day-to-day commercial agreements;
  • Advising on matters in relation to competition law as well as property law;
  • Full support on company secretarial matters;
  • Some data protection and intellectual property matters;
  • Review marketing materials to ensure that the business is in compliance with legal requirements;
  • Provide legal advice to other members of the contracts team;
  • Providing legal and strategic advice to the business in respect of a broad range of regulations, including AIFMD, UCITS, MIFID, BRRD;
  • Advising and supporting infrastructure strategy, cloud strategy and product development;
  • Reviewing and drafting policies and position papers in connection with regulatory proposals and industry initiatives;
  • Supporting project teams on IP matters, data protection matters and procurement matters;
  • Providing advice on compliance issues on an ad-hoc basis;
  • Commercial contracts;
  • Corporate and regulatory/compliance experience would be an advantage;
  • Draft review and update employment documentation including letters, policies and any other as required on specific cases;
  • Providing accurate and timely advice on matters of regulation and policy to colleagues.


  • Qualified as an attorney at law;
  • Experience working with commercial contracts as well as competition law;
  • 3-5 years of experience as a practicing attorney and/or in a similar in-house role with a financial services provider;
  • Excellent negotiation and drafting skills;
  • 3-5+ year experience, ideally both at a law firm and in-house;
  • Strong experience in drafting/negotiating cross-border contracts;
  • Trained with a highly regarded law firm or in-house;
  • Experience of the Pharmaceutical Sectors beneficial;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth;
  • Commercially astute, highly organised and self-motivated;
  • Solicitor or barrister with 2-5 years post qualification experience;
  • Meets deadlines and responds to requests in a timely manner;
  • As Legal Counsel, you must have at least 3-5 years’ experience within a similar role;
  • Inquisitive and solutions-oriented mindset.