Junior Legal Counsel

Junior Legal Counsel

Posted 2 weeks ago

Alexander Daniels Offshore is working with a business based in Jersey to recruit a Junior Legal Counsel.


  • Providing legal input into all aspects of the affairs of the Group in Jersey and Guernsey. Will also be expected to assist in providing legal input into the affairs of the Group in other jurisdictions.
  • Advising the Compliance Team in relation to the application of legal and regulatory obligations in each jurisdiction and providing additional assistance as required.
  • Assuming primary responsibility for the maintenance and development of the Group’s regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Advising the Finance and Client Teams in relation to tax matters.
  • Supporting Management in new business initiatives of the Group.
  • Assisting the Business Development Team in marketing initiatives from time-to-time.
  • Acting as a higher authority for the Administration and Accounting Teams on day-to-day problems of a legal nature in relation to all Group clients, ensuring that company policy and professional guidelines are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and outside contacts.
  • Providing legal support on the more complex aspects of client affairs within the Group.
  • Developing relations with external law firms and liaising with such firms in the provision of legal advice.
  • 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.

Skills and Experience:

  • The post holder will ideally be a person with 0-2 years practical legal experience and will hold a relevant professional qualification
  • The post will require (taking into account PQE level) sound technical knowledge of funds and the offshore markets. An ability to provide commercial, risk-sensitive legal solutions is essential

Personal Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts across jurisdictions. A willingness to travel is also relevant

Job Features

Job CategoryGraduate/College Leaver, Legal
Job LevelArray
Job IdAD-JSY-1551
Job TimeFull Time

Key Details

CategoryGraduate/College Leaver
Ref NumberAD-JSY-1551
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