In-House Lawyer

Gerald Group
06 Dec 2018
20 Jan 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Gerald is a leading global metals trading company. Its business consists of the physical sale, development, trade and structured financing of commodities and commodity linked assets.  Gerald is a diversified metals trader, across precious and non-precious metals and operates on a global basis.

With is Headquarters in London, Gerald has trading offices in America, China, Switzerland and the UK and with mine and commodity related investments in various jurisdictions.

Position Summary:

Working as a member of the Legal Team and assisting on all Gerald Group legal requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting on all financial and corporate matters of the Group, including particularly finance aspects.
  • Strong focus on finance, trade finance and bank finance facilities.
  • Interfacing with other business units within the Group (Desk, Operations, Credit, Treasury) to ensure internal client requirements met and Group requirements addressed.
  • Exposure to external customers and trade / finance counterparties.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • England and Wales qualified solicitor (or equivalent commonwealth jurisdiction qualification such as from the following: New Zealand, Australia, Canada).
  • At least 1 - 2 years PQE, experienced in finance and facility documentation (credit facilities, guarantees, security documents, conditions precedent).
  • Exposure to commodities finance is desirable but not a requirement for a candidate with solid finance abilities.
  • Rigorous attention to detail.
  • First class written and spoken communication skills a requirement. Confident, with strong interpersonal skills and team player approach.
  • Fluent English speaker. Fluent or advanced level in the following languages is not a requirement but would be of interest: Mandarin, Russian, French, Spanish and/or Portuguese.

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