Lloyds Banking Group

Funds Lawyer - Investments and Wealth team (secondment/ FTC) - Open to flexible working

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£65,320 - £85,733 per annum
Posted
03 May 2022
Closes
16 May 2022
Ref
065485
Contact
Lloyds Banking Group
Role
Legal

At Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), we have a clear mission to Help Britain Prosper by creating a more sustainable and inclusive future for people and businesses, shaping finance as a force for good. Our mission is everything. It's what drives us, what makes us different and defines how we will grow. It's how we'll create a future where our planet is cared for, people feel safe and included and businesses and communities can thrive.

In LBG we will lead in the bold decisions we will make for the workplace we create. We will search for new ways to work with people, communities and businesses, to always evolve with their needs. And we will never stop innovating to make sustainable, ethical choices easy and rewarding.

We are reshaping financial services so they'll work for Britain, for generations to come.

What you'll do:

  • Provide legal advice to support delivery of strategic projects for the Insurance & Wealth division and fund management related advice
  • Support the business on areas including the investments and propositions business areas to deliver practical solutions and help them achieve their goals. For example, OEIC fund development and change support and investment products related support
  • Given the specialist nature of this role, the colleague will preferably have similar expertise gained through working in a legal team within the fund management industry or financial institution
  • Provide advice and guidance to business areas on third party agreements, such as distribution agreements, investment management agreements and investment related services agreements
  • Build and maintain internal network and relationships to provide appropriate professional advice to achieve the Group's objectives
  • Act as a source of professional expertise providing professional advice as a trusted advisor to our business partners and assist with the development of policy and procedures
  • Guide business colleagues on Legal Risk Management using the relevant risk management policy framework
  • Work with and guide other team members or external panel firm on significant projects.
  • Report on legal or governance issues within area, inputting to recommended solutions as required
  • Deliver training to the wider team and business.

Agile

We know that 'normal' office hours aren't always doable, and while we can't accommodate every flexible working request, we're happy to be asked.

Job Description

What you'll have:

Ideally you'll be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience, or have acquired a legal qualification via the Legal Executive Diploma in Law.

You'll positively influence others by demonstrating core LBG values and behaviours, and showing specialist expertise.

You'll be comfortable deputising for colleagues at Grade F and supporting and influencing senior business partners while dealing with and leading on complex projects.

And in return:

It is a very exciting time to join LBG. Together we'll continue our market leading, ground breaking transformation and you'll help us realise the Group's vision to become the Best Bank for Customers. Here, you'll grow as a person and develop your career.

In addition to the salary quoted, the position also offers:

  • Discretionary Performance Share Award
  • Generous pension contribution
  • A flex benefits cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle (4% on top of your basic salary)
  • Private health cover
  • Share schemes
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays

Our continued commitment to helping Britain recover means that as a colleague you can make a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

Together we have a key role to play in shaping the bank of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll continue to have opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation

Please get in touch if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you.

So if you have the skills we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you!
Together we make it possible!