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Junior Legal Counsel

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Work type: Full time
Location: Serbia - Belgrade
Categories: Group Legal & Risk
Office Location: Serbia

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading global provider of high-value business services to clients operating and investing globally. We focus on providing specialized and business-critical financial and administrative services that enable our clients to operate their corporate structures, finance vehicles and investment funds in different geographical locations.

Our core services can help companies of all sizes with HR and payroll, accounting and tax, corporate secretarial, international corporate structuring, fund administration and structured finance – whether a company wants to globalize, or whether they need support to streamline existing operations.

With operations in more than 80 countries, TMF Group is the global expert that understands local needs. Global reach, local knowledge: helping to do business seamlessly across borders.


Job purpose

The Junior Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing legal advice and support to the Head of Legal, Channel Islands concerning an array of legal matters in the Channel Islands business.


Key responsibilities

  • Providing advice, support as well as drafting and negotiating contracts concerning such as service agreements s in line with the uniform templates and TMF Group policies and guidance;
  • Working with local teams including Client Directors, compliance, risk and operational teams to support their services contract negotiations;
  • Provide concise advice, support and as relevant guidance and recommendations in relation to existing contracts on areas such as amendments, complaints and disputes and termination;
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of:
    • uniform general contract terms and conditions;
    • contract templates;
    • data and details concerning requests for particulars/information and data privacy matters.
  • Supporting the Head of Legal, Channel Islands in establishing strategic objectives and requirements for the Channel Islands therein, contributing to the goals and projects of the Legal department;
  • Assist in developing training materials and provide training to the business on relevant topics;
  • Understand the business needs and assist in translating this into relevant contract provisions;
  • Exercise independent judgement within generally defined practices and policies to balance commercial and TMF Group’s interests. Offer pragmatic solutions in contract negotiations, which achieve the closure of the deal whilst protecting TMF Group’s legal position;
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Conflict of Interest policy;
  • Assist in the collation of information and drafting of reporting into relevant Boards and Committees;
  • Support and advice on global initiatives and projects and remediation exercises;
  • Assist in the maintenance and update of data protection records and framework.


Key requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law;
  • Relevant experience in managing a large scope of legal matters;
  • Excellent knowledge of English language is mandatory;
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating professional services contracts; previous experience working in law firm a plus;
  • Good understanding of data privacy and international data law would be considered as an advantage;
  • Strong inter-personal and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent communication skills.


Make an impact

Our global presence in more than 80 countries allows you to impact how global and diverse clients do business as well as give back to the global communities we operate in

Be part of One TMF

At TMF Group, it’s our people who make us who we are. Our company thrives on entrepreneurial spirit and is full of proactive people who combine enthusiasm with responsibility and accountability.

A world of opportunity

Regardless of where you are in your career, TMF Group opens a world of opportunity where you will be part of our team and is supported in your global career journey.


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