Company Description IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery.
We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.
Job Description The role is part of the group legal division team and can be based in Luxembourg, Belfast or London.
As a Senior Legal Counsel you will draft, review and negotiate legal documents to which IQ EQ Group companies are party and to assist generally on legal matters at Group level.
You will draft and manage contracts and other legal documents while ensuring risk mitigation for the Group.
You will provide support and assistance to the Group and its subsidiaries with intercompany agreements may be required, and oversee arrangements for their drafting and execution, including coordinating internal and external legal counsel and drafting personally where appropriate.
Moreover, you will need to assist in M&A activities of the group including regulatory matters as well as in governance matters.
Also, you will undertake and manage legal work in connection with any other Group level contracts including liaison with internal and external legal counsel, management of step plans and documents lists, preparation / review of draft resolutions and ancillary documents and proactively progress action points working effectively with key stakeholders to deliver projects and implement changes.
You will develop effective relationships with key stakeholders across the Group and externally as required to deliver personal and functional objectives.
You will deliver effectively on all tasks and ad hoc duties as requested and required to support the Group General Counsel.
Moreover, you will liaise with other legal counsel across other units and service lines to achieve consensus and consistency of approach on particular topics as required.
You will actively research and investigate specific topics and events and prepare memo & reports and advisory information.
You will be in charge of keeping up to date on new laws and regulations potentially affecting the business.
Qualifications Professional skills : -Qualified lawyer at least 6 years PQE -Excellent knowledge of corporate law, and financial service laws and regulations -
Previous experience in a similar in-house role or as lawyer with a regulatory practice -Detailed understanding and experience of risk identification and mitigation competent communicator (both verbally and written) displaying flexibility, creativity, professionalism and a positive approach -
Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels -Excellent analytical skills with ability to make rational judgements in a decisive manner -
Ability to be flexible and work effectively as part of a team -Excellent eye for detail and accuracy -Ability to work to challenging deadlines and deliver projects on time Personal skills : -
Listening to the needs of the business -Proactive approach to planning and organising tasks -Willingness to take responsibility and ownership -
Diplomatic and acts with discretion -Culturally aware and sensitive -High level of accuracy and attention to detail completer finisher -
Resilient can work in a fast paced environment -Hands-on’ and pragmatic -Proficiency in English, French is an asset Additional information At IQ-
EQ we want you to reach your full potential.
We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations.
With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development.
We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.