Thursday, November 15, 2018

Senior Legal Counsel & Company Secretary Job in London United Kingdom

What you’ll be doing:

Provide legal advice and consultation to senior management in relation to a variety of commercial legal, licensing and regulatory issues.
Engage external legal advisers as and when necessary.
Review commercial contracts with clients, partners and service providers.
Advise the business in relation to employment, property and intellectual property issues.
Advise the business in relation to privacy issues and taking the role of dedicated Privacy Officer.
Manage legal and business risks and reporting regularly to the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary based in Sydney, Australia.
Actively collaborate with colleagues to contribute to the development and delivery of OFX’s strategic, business and operational plans.
Act as an ambassador for, and promote the best interests of OFX at all times, including the promotion of OFX values.

What you’ll bring:


Current practicing certificate.

Superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognised law school.

Knowledge, skills, experience

A minimum of 12 years PQE.

Experience as a lawyer in a major law firm and/or in-house.
Experience in dealing with financial services regulators desirable but not mandatory.
Experience in drafting commercial contracts and providing general commercial legal advice.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop expertise in new or unfamiliar areas of law.

Personal Attributes

Positive and proactive style; clear and articulate communicator at all levels; ability to demonstrate significant gravitas to rapidly form strong relationships and become an integral member of teams.
Customer orientated mindset, with an understanding of the requirements of both internal and external customers, and a personal orientation towards the service of others.
Commercially aware and analytical, able to link strategies to business performance indicators.
Will be seen as someone of integrity, sincerity and in whom others place their trust.
A thorough approach to work, able to organise him/herself and others effectively with good attention to detail.
Confident and authoritative manner when handling sensitive professional issues.
Resilient, determined and self-reliant when operating independently, with the confidence and experience to provide operational advice and support without constant referral to others.
Takes responsibility for difficult decisions; resilient when faced with personally demanding situations.
Self-aware; committed to continuous professional and personal development.

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