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Junior Legal Counsel - Aztec Jersey

The purpose of this position is to support Aztec’s In-house Legal Team in the provision of internal legal advice across a spectrum of regulatory and corporate matters in each of the jurisdictions in which we operate, with a primary focus on the UK and the Channel Islands.

Key responsibilities:

+ Assist in the provision of legal advice in respect of the affairs of the Aztec Group across the six jurisdictions with an emphasis on the UK and the Channel Islands

+ Assist in the provision of legal advice and support to the Risk and Compliance teams in relation to the application of legal and regulatory obligations in each jurisdiction and provide additional assistance as required

+ Support the Legal team to deliver its primary responsibilities, including the preparation and negotiation of engagement letters and other contracts to be entered into by any member of the Aztec Group

+ Support the Legal team in monitoring legal and regulatory developments, updating senior management and other staff on any relevant changes (through written updates and training) and shaping internal policies and procedures to respond to those changes

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

+ The post holder will ideally be a person with 0-3 years’ practical legal experience and will hold a relevant professional qualification

+ The post will require (taking into account PQE level) sound technical knowledge of corporate and commercial legal matters, have experience in preparing and negotiating various contracts, as well as an adaptable nature to address questions of a legal, regulatory, and general commercial nature in multiple jurisdictions

+ An ability to provide commercial, risk sensitive legal solutions is essential

+ Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts across jurisdictions

We will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.

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