Litigation - Legal Counsel - 12 months

An international financial services company is currently looking to hire a talented litigation lawyer to join their well-established team in London on a 12 month contract.

Reporting directly to the Head of Legal you will be responsible for the management of all corporate & strategic Litigation arising in connection with claims involving the bank and it's subsidiaries. Including:

  • Managing technical, complex high value litigation relating to the corporate banking business
  • Giving support to corporate banking and wider teams in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Provision of pragmatic, strategic and business focused legal advice to seek to mitigate/optimise risk in respect of all matters within remit with holistic view of legal, financial crime, regulatory, conduct and reputational risks.
  • Setting relevant policies and standards, manage and provide oversight of disputes relating to the bank's services and operations.

Ideally you will be a UK or common law qualified lawyer with at least 6 years' experience in litigation gained from a leading law firm or in-house organisation. You will also be able to start at short notice.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.