Legal Counsel for Global Financial Services Company

  • Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Arbuthnot Yon
  • 26 Sep 16

Our client, a market leader in the global security services space, is searching for a junior/mid-level lawyer to join the legal team based in their central London office.

This role requires a qualified lawyer with a financial services background, ideally from 2 year’s PQE+.


More specifically we are looking for a lawyer with some/all of the experience in the following areas:

  • Custody
  • Clearing/derivatives
  • Prime brokerage
  • Stock lending and Securities lending

And the relevant financial services regulations surrounding the above areas.

You may come from another in-house financial serves team, or you may be in one of the top City law firms.


Once in the role, you will carry out a broad range of work:

  • Legal support to the various business teams
  • Management of legal risk
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Assisting in the development of new products
  • Keeping on top of and advising with regard to current and future regulation.

This role would suit a person who is proactive and enjoys working autonomously, however you will form part of a collaborative and supportive team.  You must be able to communicate effectively and create strong relationships with your legal and business colleagues. 

It is important that you are able to relay your legal advice in a commercially-minded manner, and thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment.


The successful candidate will join an established and well respected legal team in a role that offers good career progression within a renowned, global financial services company.


Please contact Celene Yon for more information;, 07944 390723


Due to a high volume of applications we will only respond to those we deem suitable for the role.