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Legal counsel for a brand new banking legal team supporting innovative start ups

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £80,000 depending on experience
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 169132/rg
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description

A global financial services organisation is seeking a a qualified lawyer with a commercial mind set for a role within a brand new team. The core focus of this team is to support on the building of transformational new business lines for the company. Within that wider team there is a smaller division where the main focus is to help and support new tech start ups. The organisation gives these new start ups a place to work from whilst also offering mentoring and advice from experts within the field. They want to evolve this further by running workshops for these tech start ups, help them to up skill and how to improve their digital offerings. 

As well as the successful candidate working on this as a main project they will also be able to work on other ventures related projects that the organisation are getting involved with. This could be in relation to building new business lines and working with third parties on things like Artificial intelligence and augmented reality. 

As a qualified lawyer with at least 1 years PQE you will have a background in commercial contracts. You will have a strong interest in the technology space and be able to show that you have been developing your knowledge in that area. It is not essential that you will have worked for a tech organisation. This is a high performing team so they are looking for someone with lots of potential who will help to drive the revenue growth of the business. A strong personality and communication skills are essential.

For more information please contact Rebecca Garland via rg@barclaysimpson.com

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