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Legal Advisor

  • Location
    London , Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Legal - Inhouse Legal
  • External Reference

Our client, a market leader in their field is seeking a Legal Advisor for a 12 months fixed term contract based in their London office.

The position will be primarily responsible for reviewing, identifying and advising on key legal and risk matters, relating to the establishment of new pension products which the business are developing in the UK and Europe. Such products include Master Trust, GPP, IORP and other such pension products.

You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating bespoke legal documentation ensuring that this is in accordance with local laws and regulations as well as the business' policies.

Key Responsibilities will include:

*Legal project work relating to the establishment of new pension products
*Providing guidance to the business in respect of the new pension products and identifying risks.
*Negotiation of standard form documentation such as investment management agreements and consulting agreements
*Drafting and negotiation of bespoke legal documentation to facilitate the delivery of the new products with service providers.
*Reviewing product specifications and other business documentation from a legal perspective.
*Assisting with the legal requirements of a pensions business that is growing from a significant base in the UK into a number of different European jurisdictions.
*Working with external counsel in order to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

*Strong drafting and interpersonal skills
*Excellent time management, organisation and prioritisation skills.
*Previous experience in supporting new product development would be desirable.
*Previous pension experience is not a prerequisite as the lawyer will not be expected to provide technical pensions advice, however knowledge of DC pensions would be beneficial
*Good experience in a regulatory investment environment.

If you are a qualified lawyer with a flexible attitude and a good eye for detail, I would encourage you to apply.

If you would like further information on the above role please call Sarah Cann on 0118951800 or email
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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