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  • Corporate Governance Counsel France

  • Location: France, Île-de-France, Paris
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 809216/001
  • Managed by: Laurent Pompanon

A leading company operating in the financial services sector is looking to recruit a French qualified lawyer with corporate / corporate governance background ideally acquired within the financial industry. Some knowledge of banking and finance regulations and compliance would be ideal. You will be based in the headquarters just West of Paris.

As the support counsel for all Corporate Governance matters the post holder will work with their Legal team colleagues across Europe, the Company's Executive team and key central function teams such as Risk, Finance, Audit and Compliance.

Working under the supervision of the Head of Legal France & Corporate Governance the successful candidate will undertake a variety of corporate governance tasks to maintain and update the corporate governance framework, providing thorough reporting and advice on corporate governance developments, internal and external policy matters.

As a member of the wider legal team the successful individual will ensure a strong legal risk management framework underpins the business and guarantees the delivery of expert legal guidance for each of the businesses across Europe, enabling strategic ambitions and goals.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate the following:

  • French qualified lawyer (CAPA)

  • experienced corporate/corporate governance, banking and finance regulations/Compliance

  • 3/4 years PQE in a law firm in Paris

  • Totally fluent in English

  • Excellent communication skills capable of building relationships with a variety of stakeholders

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a true leader in financial services. Market rate salary plus a wide range of benefits and bonus is on offer.

Role managed by: Laurent Pompanon
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