Regulatory Lawyer

Competitive | Sundridge | Permanent
Posted 11 days ago

This role is part of the Compliance team, currently 2, and is required for the technical skill set to assist the team on a range of matters: Industry Codes of Conduct, customer documentation reviews and guidance on vehicle disputes, Consumer Credit legislation, Consumer Rights Act, contract reviews.

The role would involve development of the company’s Legal function and acting as a central point of contact for all Legal queries.

The key aspects of the role:
- To provide a business friendly and approachable service to the business teams whilst maintaining the necessary independence from these same teams
- Become a trusted adviser to the business by ensuring that commercially sensitive, pragmatic and practical legal support and advice is provided in a cost-effective manner to the business
- Act as the first point of call for the business for trouble shooting and queries.
- Drafting, negotiating and executing on a wide variety of transactional documents
- Managing the due diligence and contract approval process of third party vendors, including any drafting of clauses
- Maintain and manage all Legal information, data and records within Legal to ensure information is readily accessible, searchable and up-to-date
- Provide Legal assistance to any compliance sign off for marketing materials (email, social media, digital, PR, Blog, etc.) prior to their publication and provide feedback to the Marketing team
- Assist the CCO with the application, maintenance and evaluation of the company’s Regulatory Business Plan, and any of the company policies as necessary
- Prepare monthly Legal reports as necessary
- Maintain up to date knowledge and awareness of forthcoming Legal changes relevant to Blue and advising on the practical impact of it
- Legal input into any review of operational processes and procedures as required
- Decision making and the ability to act on your own initiative
- Keep up to date with the Company’s products

Qualifications and experience
- Degree educated or equivilent qualifications/experience
- Post qualification experience, desirable
- Training from a law firm or in house legal team with good technical knowledge in consumer credit legislation
- Previous in house Legal experience within the financial services sector
- Dealing with regulators
- Knowledge/understanding of the CCA – Consumer Credit Act
- Knowledge and experience of TCF principles and practices
- Knowledge and understanding of working in an FCA regulated environment
- Knowledge of relevant sections of FCA Handbook and its impact

- Adaptable and flexible
- Ability to work as part of a team
- A motivated self-starter with the ability to work autonomously with little direction
- Results oriented
- Drive, enthusiasm and desire to succeed
- Excellent attention to detail and an analytical mind
- Observant and resourceful
- Problem solving abilities
- Highly organised with flexible, resilient and credible personality
- Enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude
- Able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and ability to multi task
- Represent the Company in a professional and confidential manner at all times
- Ability to establish effective working relationships and ability to engage with the full range of business functions
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The deadline for applications for this role is Friday 13th July 2018

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Chatt
07887 510 355

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