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In-House Solicitor (Corporate/ Commercial/ FS)

Our Client, aosphere, an affiliate of Allen & Overy based in London & Belfast, are seeking to recruit a senior lawyer with experience in financial services or corporate/ commercial to join their team.

Aosphere offer high quality online compliance and legal risk management products which help clients operate more efficiently.They have over 200 client institutions from around the globe and around 9500 individual user accounts

The group has achieved an average annual growth rate in excess of 20% in the last three years, reaching GBP8.6 million in ongoing subscriptions at the end of October 2014. Their products have appeared 13 times in the first 9 editions of the FT Innovation Awards report helping A&O to win most Innovative Law Firm in 2007, 2011, 2012 and 2014. They operate an innovative flexible working model

Role and Responsibilities

Updating the legal content of existing products and commissioning and negotiating new content – this involves negotiating and agreeing legal opinions from counsel in multiple jurisdictions, analysing those opinions and summarising key issues in reports.

The ability to reduce long and complex narratives into concise, accurate, consistent summaries is essential. Update periods can be busy a d deadlines for updating and issuing new content are critical

Sourcing and linking relevant legislation to the reports
Associated administrative tasks, including the consistent updating and maintenance of various internal sites. Team working skills are essential and an ability to work closely and consistently with colleagues on shared sites

Full time position (with potential 4 day week for suitable candidate after successful completion of probationary period), based in the office in Belfast. Some travel to London will be necessary, especially initially, decreasing over time
Wide range of backgrounds from a city firm/highly regarded corporate practice will be considered

Criteria

Soliictor with 6 years PQE financial services or corporate/ commercial background

Experience of working on projects and with colleagues in other departments and on cross border work is more relevant.

Strong analytical and report/opinion drafting skills together with excellent attention to detail required

Ability to demonstrate the ability to become an expert in unfamiliar areas of law

Ability to demonstrate experience of meeting the requirements of highly demanding corporate/commercial and/or banking clients

Experience in international/cross border work required

Strong communication and interpersonal skills. This role involves daily communication with the e-Business legal and support teams, partners, colleagues in overseas offices and other counsels

Pro-active and self-motivated

Excellent academics

The position would appeal to an experienced solicitor’s wishing to continue to work at a level of service, which produces top quality work without the unpredictability of transactional work and without dealing directly with clients

All necessary training to ensure the successful candidate is fully involved in supporting the business at the earliest opportunity will be provided

A very attractive market salary, excellent package and flexible working arrangements are on offer for the successful candidate

For more information on this or any other legal opportunity please contact Patrick McDonald in confidence on 02890 446911/ 07540466496

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