Legal Counsel (Junior)

Recruiter
Harley People Ltd
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1211357999
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Counsel (Junior) Newly Qualified - 2 years PQE, London - Permanent £60-65,000pa
Due to my clients continued growth in terms of size, assets under management and product offerings, a vacancy has arisen in their busy in-house Legal & Compliance team for a junior finance lawyer with 1 to 2 years' post qualification experience (ideally in the areas of commercial real estate, asset finance and/or structured finance) to join the team. Transactional experience is essential for this position.
You will have solid transactional experience and be primarily responsible for managing the on-boarding process where the company are appointed as facility agent and/or security agent on commercial real estate loan transactions; including, reviewing and negotiating LMA-based facility agreements and related security documents.
You will also be required to provide general legal assistance to the client including advice on other product and service areas (such as shipping and other asset classes, CMBS, loan workout and restructuring and sourcing debt opportunities), general corporate matters and commercial contracts. In each case, there is likely to be cross-jurisdictional exposure.
Within this position you will:
Provide accurate, timely and commercial legal advice to the various stakeholders within the companyManage the primary on-boarding process;Review and negotiate loan documentation;Advice on other product and service areas (such as shipping, other asset classes and CMBS);Advice on general corporate matters and commercial contracts (including terms of business, NDAs and engagement letters).
You will be a qualified Solicitor with 1- 2 years PQE.
Legal German, French, Dutch and/or Spanish language skills would be beneficial but not essential.
Please apply today for further information on this new and exciting opportunity.

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