Legal Counsel

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  • Location

    Jersey

  • Reference

    MRJ 12013

  • Salary

    Up to £65,000

    Up to £65K

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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We are looking for an energetic individual to join a great team in Jersey as Legal Counsel. You will be providing legal advice across a spectrum of internal matters in each of the jurisdictions in which operations are performed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal input into all aspects of the affairs of the Group in the United Kingdom and all other international offices;
  • Advising the Compliance Team in relation to the application of legal and regulatory obligations in each jurisdiction and providing additional assistance as required;
  • Maintaining and developing the Group’s regulatory policies and procedures;
  • Advising the Finance and Client Teams in relation to tax matters;
  • Supporting Management in new business initiatives;
  • Assisting the Business Development Team in marketing initiatives from time-to-time;
  • Acting as a higher authority for the Administration and Accounting Teams on day-to-day problems of a legal nature in relation to all clients, ensuring that company policy and professional guidelines are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and outside contacts;
  • Providing legal support on the more complex aspects of client affairs;
  • Developing relations with external law firms in the provision of legal advice;
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory developments, updating senior management and other staff on any relevant changes (through written updates and training) and shaping internal policies and procedures.

The Candidate

  • Ideally, 2- 3 years of practical legal experience;
  • Relevant professional qualification;
  • Sound technical knowledge of funds and the offshore markets;
  • An ability to address questions of a regulatory and general commercial nature;
  • An ability to provide legal solutions is essential;
  • Good interpersonal skills, with all stakeholders across jurisdictions;
  • A willingness to travel is also relevant.

The Company

One of Jersey’s largest employers, with over 300 employees providing fund and corporate services to some of the world’s leading companies.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • Professional development
  • Great team!

The Location

Jersey is situated off the coast of Normandy, France. It is an independent Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom and home to around 100,000 people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Sterling.

The island offers a rare mixture of British culture with a substantially warmer climate. It also boasts low domestic tax rates, short commutes, a stable economic and political environment, and a unique local culture.

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