Jobs in Barclays 2021 For Legal Counsel

Website Barclays

Job Description:

Barclays is one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading on a range of matters including strategic business initiatives, product and channel innovation, remediation, process improvement, legal and regulatory change implementation
  • Coaching and supporting the development of team members within a team culture of empowerment where lawyers are able to partner with
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies, and to pro-actively engaging with and contributing to the team horizon scanning process
  • Utilising expertise within the team for key products and services and continuing to push towards simplicity of our product offering, whilst working closely with the business
  • Escalating material legal and non-legal risks/ issues to the Cards Legal Counsel Lead, the Head of Legal, Unsecured Regulated Lending or other relevant senior management
  • Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency of self and team and ensure the optimum use of external legal support, where required, to ensure cost effective and high quality service provision from external counsel
  • Identifying opportunities for, and delivery of, training to colleagues whether in the business, Legal function or otherwise

Job Requirements:

  • Financial services/ retail banking/ regulated mortgage contracts/ non-regulated lending/ Open Banking
  • Skilled in collaborative working with a team working ethos and the ability to manage others where appropriate
  • Strong communication and influencing skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Qualified and experienced solicitor or barrister
  • Expertise in Consumer credit law and regulation, Payment services law and regulation, Consumer protection law and FCA policy and regulation of financial services
  • Good legal drafting skills

Job Details:

Company: Barclays

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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