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Investment Banking Capital Markets Lawyer

Credit Suisse
Closing date
3 Aug 2021

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Join us as a Capital Markets Lawyer within one of the world's leading Investment Banking franchises. As part of our team, you will give advice on legal, commercial, reputational, structural and other transaction related issues for public and private securities offerings. Negotiate and review engagement letters, underwriting agreements, comfort packages, legal opinions and other transaction documentation. You will manage and coordinate external counsel as well as assess the impact regularly and market developments. In addition, you will work closely with General Counsel and other colleagues in developing policies and procedures with respect to the investment banking business.

Your future colleagues

The role of the Investment Banking General Counsel function at Credit Suisse is to act as a trusted advisor to the business. We play a crucial role in supporting the Investment Banking division in execution of their transactions and strategic aims. We provide legal and regulatory advice to the banking teams as well as and coordinate with General Counsel and other colleagues. We are a team that prides itself on promoting a strong team work ethic and engaging in a collaborative manner with stakeholders and colleagues. . This role is open to discussion regarding flexible / agile working. We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for:

Qualified lawyer - approximately 6-8 years of post-qualified experience at a leading law firm or similar sized bank would be preferred; time spent in-house is desirable but not essential.
Significant experience with, and knowledge of market practices for, offerings of equity securities and/or high yield bonds by issuers across various EMEA jurisdictions; experience with both equity and debt preferred.
Outstanding analytical and communication skills.
Focus on high ethical and control standards.
Strong interpersonal skillset, including the ability to work collaboratively with key business partners and colleagues.
Well organized, ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.

Multiple language skills will be viewed as a significant positive to potentially review documentation in languages other than English.

Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work.
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