Legal Counsel

New York Permanent USD180,000 - USD240,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Fortune 500 organization looking to expand their In-House legal capability.
  • Hybrid: 2-3 days in the New York, Manhattan office & 1-2 days/ week at home.

About Our Client

This is an exciting role working with a highly prestigious Fortune 500 organization, headquartered in New York City, Manhattan.

Job Description

A varied role, working within the In-House Legal Team, as Legal Legal Counsel you will:

  • Provide legal and compliance advice to the business
  • Support the continued improvement of internal policies, providing recommendations as required with all/ new applicable laws
  • Lead and consult on global, cross-functional compliance initiatives - creating frameworks, policies and appropriate standards to continuously protect the company's position.
  • Stay up to date on new laws and regulations - working with the Head of Legal (US) to make appropriate recommendations to the business as new changes occur.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

Demonstrable qualifications/ background for the Legal Counsel:

  • JD from a reputable ABA-accredited law school
  • Admitted to the New York bar
  • 5+ years relevant professional experience
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively within a wider team
  • Excited by a varied portfolio of work, assisting/ advising multiple internal business units including senior stakeholders

What's on Offer

As Legal Counsel, aside from working within a highly thought of In-House legal team you will benefit from:

  • Competitive base salary and wider compensation/ incentive plan
  • Hybrid working environment: 2-3 days/ week in the prestigious New York, Manhattan office and 1-2 days/ week working from home
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Healthy work/ life balance and extensive wider benefits package, well-being perks etc.
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Job summary

Sub Sector
General Counsel - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working