VP Legal Counsel - Banking

  • Location

    Bahrain, Bahrain

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Ben Cockram

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  • Published:

    almost 1 year ago

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Taylor Root have been exclusively instructed by a global Banking group to assist them in finding VP Level Counsel to sit in their central legal function in Bahrain.

You will work alongside a best-in-class legal team and report into the Group General Counsel.

This role will have a broad-base of focus, so someone coming from a Wholesale banking environment at a Corporate level would be best suited, rather than a specific team within a larger bank.

It's expected that successful candidates will be in possession of the following:

  • Excellent academic record from a leading university.
  • At least 11-15 PQE (ideally 15+), a period of which would have been spent qualifying in, and working in a Magic Circle or Amlaw100 law firm.
  • Demonstrable Wholesale Banking/Commercial Banking experience.
  • Some Trade Finance experience welcomed.
  • Multiple languages welcomed.

Due to the anticipated volume of applicants, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

The SR Group (Dubai) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.