Legal Counsel, Commercial (Central Banking Division)-(002465)
07-Aug-2019, 5 : 15 : 04 AM
The Bank of England is the UK's central bank. Our mission is to deliver monetary and financial stability for the British people.
The Bank of England is a diverse organisation. Each of its 4,000 plus people are committed to public service and dedicated to promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability.
The Legal Directorate (LD) performs a wide-ranging legal advisory and support role for the Bank of England. It works closely with business areas across the Bank and the PRA on a wide range of key UK and international issues, covering areas such as current and prospective UK and EU legislation, banking and market operations, financial stability, prudential regulation, financial market infrastructure and resolution-
related issues, legal risk management and issues arising from the Bank’s and PRA's public status.
and is supportive of part-time and flexible working.
Alongside the General Counsel's Office, the Legal Directorate is split into five main teams :
We are also supported by a Strategy and Operations team.
The Central Banking Division (CBL) is comprised of around 40 lawyers plus support staff. CBL works closely with divisions across LD and provides legal advice and support to the operational areas of the Bank, particularly the Markets, Banking Payments and Innovation and Notes Directorates, and the Central Services areas of the Bank, and is a centre of excellence for legal advice on :
As a Legal Counsel for this role you will be responsible for commercial legal based matters, to include :
focussed judgements that take account of the business environment
We anonymise applications so hiring managers will not be able to see your personal information, your original CV or any covering letters when reviewing your submission.
Please complete work history and the application form questions as requested because incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
The closing date for applications is Monday 09 September 2019 .
Please apply online, ensuring that you answer the application questions, complete the work history and submit your CV.
The base salary range commensurate for this vacancy is £60,000 to £81,000. In addition we also offer a competitive core benefits package, as well as a flexible benefits package that is currently to the value of 7% of base salary.
This can be used to purchase additional benefits or taken as non-pensionable cash.