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Senior Legal Counsel - Regulatory Affairs (Capital Markets)

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00476738

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Role: Senior Legal Counsel - Regulatory Affairs (Capital Markets)

Location: London

Salary: Negotiable + Excellent Benefits

Hours: Full-Time

 

Introduction:

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

 

Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.

 

Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.

  

What responsibilities will you have?

 

The Senior Legal Counsel is responsible for providing the legal support for regulatory compliance of Accenture offerings and services within his offerings and services regulatory compliance subgroup.

 

The  Counsel is responsible for the offerings and services assigned to him in his offerings and services regulatory compliance subgroup, for (i) performing regulatory risk assessment and designing and implementing compliance programs for offerings and services from creation through delivery and (ii) acting as a legal advisor and providing legal support to merger and acquisitions and strategic and complex opportunities in order to identify regulatory issues and to design and implement required offering related regulatory compliance plans. The Counsel is responsible for providing proactive strategic regulatory offerings advice to Accenture Businesses and Industries leadership and team within his remit.

 

The Counsel assists with all of the forgoing and works with Legal’s Sales and Delivery personnel and Business teams to ensure that our contractual agreements appropriately address regulatory issues relating to offerings and services. This role collaborates with and leverages expertise from all teams within CORE, Strategic and Complex Contracting, Transaction Contracting and Contract Management, V&A and other Corporate functions. Further, the role collaborates with Litigation, Government Relations and Corporate Investigations teams to design and implement remediation plan related to offering and services regulatory issues.

What skills & experience are we looking for?

  • experience as an attorney providing services and regulatory compliance advices to the industry, including experience as a transactional attorney
  • Leadership  leading a team of  other legal professionals
  • Accenture Policy Awareness;
  • Commercial Elements of Solutions;
  • Commercial Levers;
  • Compliance Legal Counsel & Support;
  • Contract Negotiation and Drafting;
  • Legal Advisory Acumen;
  • Legal Regulatory Compliance Acumen related to products and services in one or more regulated areas (transports, telecommunications, media, technology, insurance…) 
  • Executive presence

What academic qualifications do you need?

  • Bachelor’s Degree and or equivalent
  • Qualified Solicitor with significant PQE in regulatory affairs

 

What’s in it for you?

 

All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

What are the next steps?

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Closing Date for Applications 2411/2017

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

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