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Legal Counsel - Retail, Wealth & Business Banking
Santander
2.2km | , UK
role reference:  wyw_#00627
Location
2.2km | , UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Banking
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Days at home 2-3 Per Week
  • Legal
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Services
  • Legal Writing
  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Markets
  • LAWYER
  • COUNSEL
  • LEGAL RISK
  • SOLICITOR
Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist Lawyer to join our Retail, Wealth & Business Banking legal team to support our wealth division.

In this role you will act as principal contact within Legal for product lifecycle from innovation, development and delivery to specific product advice primarily focussing on our wealth division.

The difference you’ll make.

  • Providing high quality legal support for Santander UK’s retail banking business on wealth matters

  • Managing legal risk and reports in line with organisational and departmental requirements

  • Providing concise and easily understandable legal advice on medium to complex subject matters

  • Liaising with appropriate business areas to ensure that matters are appropriately supported within Legal and best practices shared with wider teams

  • Building effective and lasting relationships with all stakeholders

What you’ll bring.

  • Must hold either a current Solicitor Practising Certificate for England and Wales or be fully admitted to the English Bar or hold a Scottish or foreign jurisdiction capable of conversion

  • Experience and working knowledge of the UK regulatory framework for financial products and services is essential - this includes good knowledge of MiFID II and the regulatory context of wealth products

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Sound working knowledge of all aspects of regulated banking together with a thorough understanding of the retail, wealth and business banking business, its drivers, challenges and market practices with specific focus on wealth matters to support our wealth division

  • Experience of wealth matters relating to the Isle of Man/Jersey

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to complete outputs for different audiences, including senior management

What else you need to know.

  • This is a permanent position based in our Milton Keynes/London office with a high degree of flexibility for homeworking.

How we’ll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.

  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus

  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us

  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

  • £6,000 car allowance per year

  • Company funded individual private medical insurance

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

  • Share in Santander’s success by investing in our share plans 

Key skills:
  • Legal
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Services
  • Legal Writing
  • Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Markets
  • LAWYER
  • COUNSEL
  • LEGAL RISK
  • SOLICITOR
Competitive salary

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Role Type

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Days at home

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Full-time
Flexibility:
Workplace
Hybrid Working (Office / Home)
Office Working
Flexibility:
Life event
Career Breaks / Sabbatical
Shared Parental Leave
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