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Structured Finance Lawyer - 16 Months FTC

Employer
Michael Page
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Sector
Legal
Salary Band
Annual, £100,000 or more
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The client is a financial services organisation with over 12,000,000 customers and 50,000 people, operating more than 1,750 stores and Service Centres globally.

Job Description
  • Delivers accurate, commercially relevant, timely, and strategic legal advice on complex areas of the law (both contentious and non-contentious) to the Business.
  • Facilitating the Business's transactions and projects at a strategic level, including, where appropriate, reviewing legal documentation to ensure legal compliance, manage legal risks and reduce the potential for legal claims against the Business.
  • Monitoring and supervising external legal advisers, managing panel relationships, facilitating communication with end users, identifying process improvements/efficiencies, evaluating performance and containing/monitoring costs in order to obtain the best possible advice to protect business.
  • Keeping Head of Legal, London Branch informed on a regular and timely basis as to all material matters, including those involving reputation and operational risk exposure.
  • Experience some or all of the following: leveraged, infrastructure or project finance, work-outs, restructuring and insolvency, LMA transactional documentation (leveraged and investment grade) and market practice, SME corporate lending, banking litigation and professional negligence.
The Successful Applicant
  • Qualified lawyer with experience in a leading legal practice or experience in the legal department of a major corporation.
  • Experience some or all of the following: leveraged, infrastructure or project finance, work-outs, restructuring and insolvency, LMA transactional documentation (leveraged and investment grade) and market practice, SME corporate lending, banking litigation and professional negligence.
  • Excellent technical legal and analytical skills (reviewing and interpreting advice, documents and legislation, providing commercial and corporate legal advice).
  • High level of operational management skills
  • Ability to deliver desired results through cross departmental collaboration.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and quickly gain confidence and respect of business partners in the Business.
  • Knowledge of legislation and legal issues relevant to the Business.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks and prioritise deadlines.
What's on Offer
- 16 month FTC

- Competitive salary

- Flexible working

Contact
Sasha Veitch

Quote job ref
JN-092021-3570451

Phone number
+44 207 269 2223
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