In-House Legal Counsel - Fixed term contract



The position 
The in-house Counsel will work with and advise the management team through the provision of an in-house counsel support and corporate secretarial service to the organisation. 

Your Responsibilities

In conjunction with Intertrust Group’s legal team, review, advise upon and negotiate terms of contracts between Intertrust and third party suppliers of goods and services, including contracts relating to insurance, IT, employment, office consumables and consultancy services

•    Review and advise upon terms of contracts between Intertrust and its clients, including      administration agreements, service level agreements, letters of engagement and Intertrusts published terms and conditions
•    Renewal of all regulatory registrations and the filing of statutory returns
•    Renewal of data protection registrations, review of the current data protection policy for the Intertrust and the establishment and maintenance of data protection policies and procedures
•    Collate and propose agenda items for and organise, attend and provide advisory services at Intertrust Jersey companies’ board meetings
•    Prepare company minutes and ensure any decisions reached are given effect
•    Submission of annual accounts of Intertrust Jersey companies to the relevant registrars and regulators
•    Compilation and submission of regulatory filings for key personnel within the Intertrust Group
•    Safekeeping of trustee and Intertrust Group company minutes
•    Maintenance and management of authorised signatory lists
•    Manage the appointment and resignation of directors of Intertrust Group companies
•    Set up new Intertrust Group companies
•    Management of projects focussed on company secretarial issues
•    Deal with general enquiries concerning Intertrust Group companies
•    Contribute to the process by which legislative and regulatory change that impacts on the Intertrust Group’s activities is identified, explained and complied with
•    Contribute to the content of the Intertrust Group’s formal responses to consultation papers issued by regulators or other competent authorities
•    Manage the relationship between Intertrust and third-party legal advisers where appropriate as well as Head Office Legal resources

Your Profile

•    Qualified lawyer who demonstrates strong technical ability
•    Experience in providing legal advice to give commercial, value adding insight and guidance
•    Company secretarial experience 
•    Considers organisation-wide implications when making decisions
•    Achieves agreed outputs or results within the determined quality standards
•    Understands and demonstrates management and financial accounting principles
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Client focused
•    Professional credibility
•    Attention to detail
•    Commercial and pragmatic

Working at Intertrust means entering a dynamic, international and growth-oriented company. We provide you with outstanding opportunities for your professional and personal development through our local and global Intertrust Academies. Our International Mobility program enables talented employees to gain working experience abroad. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

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Interested? We’d love to hear from you! Please apply directly via our career page with your CV and optional Cover Letter. For more information about this position, please contact

Intertrust Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. Intertrust Group complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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