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Structured Finance Associate

Private Practice


Permanent ⁄ £75000 - £85000

Updated August 19, 2014

The team'sstructured finance group is unique in combining the securitisation, derivatives and structured products businesses in a single team and provides the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the very best finance lawyers in the City. The securitisation practice has a leading reputation for whole business/structured corporate debt transactions and conduit financings. In addition it services a number of clients in the "flow" securitisation business, including RMBS.The structured products and derivatives business has a strong reputation in equity and credit derivatives (including CLOs) as well as the nascent longevity and structured insurance area, with a growing emphasis on structured commodity transactions. The team acts for a variety of banks/insurers/financial institutions, corporates, funds and government entities. It works closely with the regulatory team.

You will be expected to work on a wide variety of transactions in the different product lines within the group so as to develop a broad legal knowledge on which to draw as their careers progress. As they become more senior, associates generally specialise in one or more product areas. However we encourage them to maintain a broad understanding of the structured finance markets and products so that they have the versatility to respond and adapt quickly as market conditions change (as demonstrated by the ability of associates in the team to work alongside the restructuring team during the turmoil of the last three years) and the ability to recognise that legal skills and knowledge gained in one area can be readily applied in others.

The firm's international network provides associates with the opportunity to work on high-profile cross border transactions with our offices outside London.

Who we're looking for

• Excellent academic record
• High quality lawyer with excellent technical and commercial skills
• Experience in securitisation, derivatives and/or structured products
• Intellectual curiosity and hunger to learn
• Self-starter

The Individual

• Able to work effectively as part of a team
• Highly effective communicator (both orally and in writing)
• Able to take on a high degree of responsibility and manage a challenging workload
• Committed to providing an excellent service to our clients
• Proactive involvement in business development and knowledge management

About our client
A Magic Circle firm located in London

What's on offer

For further info, apply or phone on +44 207 269 2125 .  Job Ref: 13210562
Your application will be sent to Li Ann Grainge.

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