Corporate Governance Counsel - London

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Posted Jun 27, 2024 - Requisition No. 126224

Bloomberg’s Legal & Compliance Department plays a critical role in supporting our businesses and operations around the world. We move quickly and thoughtfully to help address a variety of complex legal issues that come with being the world’s leading financial news and information company. Our team is made up of talented and hardworking professionals who think creatively and work collaboratively in an open environment to deliver results, drive innovation, and solve difficult problems. Diversity and inclusion are essential to our success, and we strive to maintain an environment where our employees are empowered to make an impact. We also recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in cultivating a supportive workplace and the importance of giving back to our communities as evidenced by our award-winning pro bono program!  
The Team:   
The Corporate Governance team within Bloomberg’s Legal & Compliance Department works closely with senior management and business partners throughout the Company to design and manage the governance framework for Bloomberg’s businesses globally, including its regulated businesses. The team’s principle focus is to provide and implement strategic and practical guidance to shape the growth and evolution of our Company, which delivers world-class products and services to valued clients globally.  
What’s the Role?  
The Corporate Governance Counsel role is an exciting opportunity to support Bloomberg in promoting excellent standards of governance. You will collaborate with colleagues and handle cutting-edge, international governance and corporate structure matters.   
We’ll trust you to:   

  • Advise stakeholders on compliance with governance practices, laws and regulations   
  • Draft and review agreements and governance materials   
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Legal & Compliance, Risk, Finance and Accounting, Tax and Treasury to form new entities, set up businesses and execute on corporate structure initiatives  
  • Lead board meeting preparation cycles by drafting materials, minutes and resolutions and shape content along with board members and other key stakeholders  
  • Draft corporate disclosures  
  • Manage and maintain corporate registers, minute books, organisational charts and public filings  
    You’ll need to have:  
  • A solid foundation in corporate law principles, with at least 1 – 3 years’ PQE practising corporate law at a top law firm  
  • A license to practise law in England & Wales, or another Commonwealth territory with eligibility to practise in England & Wales.  
  • Experience drafting agreements, disclosures and resolutions  
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to translate complex legal concepts to digestible, easy to use content for business leaders and other non-legal teams   
  • Excellent organisational skills and exemplary attention to detail  
  • Proactive attitude and approach to managing projects and leading initiatives, including the ability to balance multiple matters simultaneously and determine when and how to prioritize  
  • The confidence to work effectively and with minimal supervision on matters that require significant collaboration with key stakeholders (e.g., senior colleagues, business partners and non-legal teams)   
  • Integrity and discretion when handling and advising on confidential or sensitive information  
    We’d love to see:  
  • A strong desire to understand and learn about Bloomberg's businesses  
  • Knowledge of financial regulatory regimes, e.g., FCA or ESMA regulation   
  • Keen interest in using technology to improve efficiency  
    Does this sound like you?  
    Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:  
    Bloomberg is committed to diversity. It drives our innovation. At Bloomberg, you'll have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. You'll be a part of an organisation that is entering new markets, launching new ventures, and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news, and media services champions innovation and empowers clients -- and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.  
    Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, colour, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  
    Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email 

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