Kleinwort Hambros has a wealth of experience in helping individuals, families, entrepreneurs, charities and their advisers to manage their financial assets, whether they are based in the UK or overseas .
At Kleinwort Hambros, we know how to simplify life's financial challenges. We also understand the importance of creating a strong relationship with our clients. Driven by shared values of team spirit, commitment, responsibility and innovation, all our teams are focused on delivering a truly personal service. All our staff, regardless of their role, help create better, deeper, more personal relationships with our clients, while offering them a greater level of service and opportunity.
We understand the importance of creating strong relationships and are looking for ambitious individuals to join our growing team. Working within our Private Banking arena you will have a clear focus on our key fundamental of managing relationships as we serve several thousand clients with a strong British heritage and a portfolio of niche international teams. What makes us different? Our offering is extensive; we are one of the few that can deliver an end to end suite of asset management services.
Mission The Kleinwort Hambros legal department is part of the legal function of the Societe Generale Group and must comply with the Charter of the Societe Generale Group Legal Function . We ensure the legal security, certainty and conformity of the activities exercised by the Kleinwort Hambros group entities including best practice as regards corporate governance and ensuring a robust control framework across the Kleinwort Hambros group.
Whilst experience is important, finding the right person who live and breathe our values is something we're passionate about. We've got to where we are today by being full of team spirit and driving innovation. If you're looking to build a lasting career we encourage everyone to share the responsibility and commitment together The Legal Advisor will proactively identify and participate in managing the legal operational risks and opportunities, including prevention and monitoring of litigation, relevant to the Kleinwort Hambros group. Participate in the effective management of external legal resources and exposure and support the activities and operations of the services offered across the Kleinwort Hambros group
Analyses the legal risks of the activities and operations offered to customer and prospective customers, in particular:
Wealth planning and fiduciary activities (mainly private client trusts and institutional fiduciary services) and provision of credit services;
financial services regulation and their impact on the Kleinwort Hambros group;
financing documentation and implementation of guarantees;
contracts with financial intermediaries and other commercial contracts with third parties; and new products and services
Cooperates in any significant issue/investigation (including client complaints, employee actions etc) within the Kleinwort Hambros group and in co-ordination with colleagues for any major litigation or dispute including the treatment of litigation
Assists in ensuring the delivery of a legal and regulatory watch for the Kleinwort Hambros group is completed and senior management are regularly appraised of material legal and regulatory changes;
Participates in internal training programmes and continues to maintain up to date and relevant legal education through internal / external seminars
Skills and Experience
Law Degree and Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, or analogous common law qualification or equivalent or non-UK qualified lawyer with Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test.
Experience with a significant (e.g. City) law firm or non-UK equivalent.
In-house experience within the financial services industry
Evolution If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment
Internal Number: 5901552
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