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  • Location:

    Glasgow

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Andrew Inglis

  • Contact email:

    Andrew.Inglis@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH83959_1631614677

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-14

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Andrew Inglis


Legal Counsel

Edinburgh or Glasgow


A leading financial services company has an excellent opportunity for a legal counsel with corporate and commercial experience. We are seeking an experienced, collaborative and inclusive Legal Counsel to work on a 12-month FTC, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will have the option of working in our Edinburgh or Glasgow office.


As a flexible Legal Counsel, you will draft and negotiate contracts for our various business areas within the firm, generally with or supporting our pension, employer and financial services clients.


The organisation works alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions. They offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, and data and technology solutions. Numerous industry awards recognise their services.


In your first month in this in-house Solicitor role, you can expect to:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of key area's propositions, core business and associated risks.
  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts for our full range of professional services, consulting, online and data services.
  • Draft best practice notes on topical issues, develop and maintain processes, policies, guidance and templates and assist in training.
  • Support proposition and client-based projects with legal advice.


To succeed in this Legal Counsel role, you will need to be a qualified Solicitor in Scotland or England with experience in commercial contract drafting and negotiation.
The following attributes would be beneficial:

  • In-house or private experience in an FCA regulated environment or financial services or professional services firm
  • Experience in financial services or pensions or with a professional services firm
  • Experience with financial advisers/platforms/asset managers/insurers
  • Exposure to the pensions or wider financial services industry


Apply as directed or for full details of this Legal Counsel job, contact Andrew Inglis today for confidential discussion.