Solicitor

Competitive | Sundridge | Permanent
Posted 9 days ago

Solicitor – Financial Services
Sevenoaks
£ Competitive

InterQuest Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our key financial services clients supporting with the recruitment of an in house Solicitor to work as part of the internal Compliance team to assist on a range of legal matters including Industry Codes of Conduct, Consumer Credit Legislation and the Consumer Rights Act

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

Duties & Responsibilities
• 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
• 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 the company and advising on the practical impact of it
• Provide Legal input into any review of operational processes and procedures as required


Skills & Experience
• Ideal candidates will have proven previous experience of working in a similar role, either in a firm or in-house preferably within Financial Services or Consumer Credit
• Candidates will ideally be degree educated with an additional relevant qualifications or legal training
• Possess excellent legal analysis, drafting and communication skills (both verbal & written)
• Candidates will ideally have a background dealing with regulators with additional knowledge and understanding of the CCA – Consumer Credit Act, TCF principles and practices
• Knowledge and understanding of working in an FCA regulated environment or of the FCA Handbook and its impact will be a distinct advantage

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin

rachel.loughlin@interquestsolutions.co.uk
0161 237 0063

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