Senior Banking & Finance lawyer (interim) at a global financial services company

Recruiter
Lexoo
Location
London (City of), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Ref
J-7001
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Lexoo is one of Europe’s leading legal technology companies. We are revolutionising the legal market by helping enterprise businesses quickly connect with our global network of world-class lawyers through our digital curated marketplace platform.

We are currently looking for an experienced transactional Banking & Finance lawyer to join our client, a multinational financial services company, on an interim basis.

Description

  • provide support and advise on all legal aspects associated with lending and financing operations from deal inception to closure
  • review, draft and negotiate a wide range of financial documentation for debt, equity finance, project and infrastructure finance, etc.: bilateral and syndicated lending (LMA and non-LMA loans), syndication or participation risk sharing structures with other financial institutions, various types of security documents 
  • liaise with the internal stakeholders and advise business on various legal issues arising in connection with the institution’s operations
  • engage, liaise with, and supervise, external counsel
  • maintain a suite of internal templates and policies

Particulars

  • start: ASAP
  • duration: up to 6 months with a possibility to extend
  • location: on-site at client's offices in the City
  • schedule: minimum 4 days a week
  • compensation: competitive

Requirements and qualifications

  • excellent academic credentials
  • a minimum of four years' post-qualification experience acquired at a top-tier law firm and in-house experience at a leading financial services institution
  • significant experience of lending and finance (debt and equity finance, project finance, bilateral and syndicated lending, good knowledge of LMA documentation)
  • qualified in England & Wales (or in an overseas jurisdiction having worked in the UK for at least 2 years)
  • current practising certificate (or equivalent) allowing to practise as a lawyer in England & Wales
  • right to work and reside in the UK
  • ability to work independently with little supervision
  • self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong commercial acumen

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