Senior Associate, Legal & Compliance - Banking - City, London, United Kingdom, EC1A2

£30-31k

Position: Paralegal / Senior Associate - Legal and Compliance

Basis: Full Time

Salary/Package: Up to £30k plus Benefits

The Company

Our client is an international bank and sits within the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest corporations.

They have been operating in the UK since early 2018 and are expanding a rapid pace.

The Role

The person will be based in the Legal and Compliance Department and will be primarily responsible to give advice on legal related matters at the Bank

Additionally, the person will also be responsible for drafting policies and procedures, approving financial promotions and with review of internal and external contract

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head of Legal and Compliance with review of documentation, drafting agreements
  • Advising on legal issues arising from the Bank's operations in the UK; branch and subsidiary
  • Advising on contractual provisions
  • Drafting policies and procedures and responding with guidance on related queries from the business
  • Co-ordinating with external legal consultants, reviewing the Legal and Conveyancing Panel on an annual basis and communicating with them on regular basis when business requires external opinions. Ensure that 3 quotes obtained for any business and the bank provides feedback on the services given
  • Annual review of the Modern Slavery Act Statement
  • Review of CRS and FATCA reporting
  • Giving the business advise on taxation regulations, including CRS and FATCA, and the Criminal Finance Act
  • To provide accurate and complete responses to Courts/ Police/ DWP/ Liquidators/ HMRC within the timeframe specified
  • Monthly review of the legal court orders and requests for information for the Legal and Compliance Committee Meeting.
  • Legal and Compliance related projects
  • Adhoc legal duties required from time to time
  • Approving financial promotions
  • Carry out adhoc monitoring activities
  • Compiling report for senior management
  • Any other duties assigned by the head of department from time to time

The Person

Graduate level person with legal background, preferably with LPC qualification

At least 2-3 years legal / compliance experience, preferably in a banking and financial services environment