VP - Legal Counsel

London Permanent £80,000 - £110,000 per year
  • Global banking financial institution searching for funds focused lawyer
  • Top 15 bank in the world relating to both assets & project finance loan value

About Our Client

Originating over 400 years ago, this international financial institution operates within the banking space and is ranked among the largest 15 banks in terms of global assets with presence in 40 countries and over 100,000 employees. Their rich history has shaped their strong culture of collaboration and diversity, including their purpose to support growth strategies by providing innovative financial solutions to a diversified customer base across the globe.

You would be joining the EMEA subsidiary of the business with offices in 19 cities and over 1500 employees. They have faced significant growth over the past 20 years since opening in 2003 and don't show any signs of slowing down as they continue to crack into new financial spaces beyond commercial banking.

Job Description

You would be joining the Structured Finance & Group Affairs team and your key responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating banking, funds finance, insurance finance, and general finance documentation including syndicated & bilateral loan documentation, net asset value facilities documentation, and subscription finance documentation, term sheets, and mandate documents
  • Advising, drafting, and liaising with business promotion groups, operational, and back office teams on all legal, structuring, and related issues
  • Monitoring & advising upon regulatory matters and market developments affecting loans & funds finance products
  • Advising the wider group on any legal queries related to English law
  • Working with internal teams to ensure risk is managed and mitigated.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be a 2 - 8 PQE funds lawyer covering net asset value and subscription finance facilities with experience in both the private practice and in-house financial services sphere. The candidate should be able to commute into London 2 - 3 days per week.

What's on Offer

  • Base salary up to £110,000 depending on candidate experience
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension contribution starting at 10% employer
  • Private medical insurance
  • Assisted fertility
  • Annual leave - 25 days plus bank holidays, with the option to buy/sell days
  • Life assurance x4
  • Group income protection
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Cycle to work
  • Tech scheme
  • And more...
Contact
Gillian Stott
Quote job ref
JN-092023-6196252
Phone number
+44 20 7269 2346

Job summary

Job function
Legal
Subsector
Banking & Finance - In House
Sector
Financial Services
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Gillian Stott
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2346
Job reference
JN-092023-6196252