Associate Debt Capital Markets

Expiring today

Pertemps London Hub
London (Greater)
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Clients’ debt capital markets practice offers expert advice on a full range of debt capital markets transactions, ranging from corporate, high yield and sovereign bonds to securitisations, derivatives and structured products. It operates as an integrated part of an international debt capital markets and structured finance team that is divided into several sub-teams that broadly cover the following areas:

Straight debt
Trustee representation

Although partners and more senior lawyers may focus on one of these specific areas, lawyers regularly work in a range of these areas.

The clients that this team represents include managers, arrangers, issuers, sponsors, trustees, other transaction service providers and investors. Our client has advised clients on these products for many years, including advising on Eurobonds since that market's inception in the 1960's, on its first securitisation as early as 1984, and on high yield bonds when they were first introduced from the US in the early 1990's. The team focuses on the complex "high added value" end of the capital markets. In the last few years it has achieved market-leading positions in a number of areas.

Role Overview

We are seeking further support primarily in our straight debt, high yield and structured capital markets team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Technical Ability:

Understanding of legal principles of own practice area, along with a working knowledge of other practice areas

Has project management responsibility, ensuring timely delivery to high quality standards

Stays aware of legal developments affecting any specialist areas and regularly attends appropriate training sessions

Client Focus:

Has good working relationships with clients

Has a good understanding of client, the sector and the associated risks and opportunities.

Actively works to develop and strengthen new client relationships

Team Work and Interpersonal Skills:

Acts as a source of advice to others, sharing knowledge and expertise

Has strong relationships and profile amongst senior colleagues

Ability to work effectively with others

Firm Mindedness:

Understands the industry and market in which the practice team and clients operate

Contributes to the management of the group/practice area by understanding the firm’s capabilities and business plan

Takes an active role in managing the firm's reputation both in and out of work

Understands the responsibility to give back to our communities.

Understands the value of a diverse workforce

Candidate Profile

Experience gained within a top tier firm is preferred. It is essential that the candidate has a strong academic background (minimum 2.1 degree) with excellent written communication and drafting skills. The successful candidate will also have outstanding technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team. The ideal candidate will be a mid-level to senior associate with three to seven years' post-qualification experience (or equivalent experience). They are interested in candidates with Debt, High Yield and Structured Finance experience.

Agile Working Statement & Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

Agile Working Statement

Their goal is to embed flexibility across our business by giving everyone the opportunity to work in an agile way, whether as a regular pattern or on an ad hoc basis, and we will be happy to discuss this further.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of our client to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion. Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability

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