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Senior Legal Counsel

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-3882

Job description / Role

Senior Legal Counsel - Leading Financial Institution

This hire will support day to day activities of the legal team with a particular focus on the structuring and drafting of a range of transactions, as well as developing the Islamic finance offering

Client Details

Major Financial Institution with a strong brand name and a broad global outreach


* Oversee the legal function and provide advice to various different businesses and functions
* Draft and negotiate contracts and other legal documentation
* Be a key figure in the development and growth of the Islamic finance branch
* Ensure all legal policies and requirements are satisfied by the group

Job Offer

* The chance to work for a leading, household name organisation
* clear scope for growth and the chance to develop your own niche within the organisation
* Tax-free expat income
* Multicultural workforce where English is widely spoken
* Strategic location, global business and travel hub


* The ideal candidate will be UK/Common Law qualified, and will be at the senior end of the scale (7 years experience minimum).
* A solid grounding in various forms of banking law is a must, as is some knowledge of Islamic finance.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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