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Legal Manager - Credit and Structured Products (London)

Location: 

London, GB

We are looking for a 2-5 years’ PQE lawyer to join our busy Credit and Structured Products team. Based in London (or Ireland), this is an opportunity for an energetic, commercially minded and self- motivated candidate with a general corporate/commercial law background and transactional experience to work within a growing business. You will have the opportunity to interact with senior executives and business team leaders on a regular basis. Working together with our legal team in Chicago, the primary focus will be European transactions.

 

The role involves providing legal support for the set-up of Loan Services throughout Europe, therefore we are looking for someone who is capable of working independently in order to research into legal and regulatory requirements in European jurisdictions.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Review and negotiate a variety of transactional agreements, typically related to debt instruments eg loan agreements, client contracts, confidentiality agreements;
  • Provide legal advice to business partners on a range of commercial and client related issues;
  • Carry out legal research into the legal and regulatory requirements applying in other European jurisdictions in relation to the roll-out of Loan Services throughout Alter Domus’ European operations, and cooperate with Alter Domus’ Compliance and in-house Legal Departments in this respect;
  • Assist the Credit and Structure Products team to ensure compliance with all statutory and regulatory obligations applying to its business;
  • Work closely with, direct and manage outside counsel as required in the context of client transactions;
  • Become familiar and advise on trustee requirements within different European jurisdictions;
  • The role includes providing legal support for the set-up of Loan Services throughout Europe therefore we are looking for someone who is capable of working independently in order to research into legal and regulatory requirements in European jurisdictions.

 

YOUR PROFILE:

 

  • 2-5 years relevant post-qualification experience in a leading City law firm or in-house environment;
  • Strong background in corporate and commercial law;
  • Familiarity with private syndicated loans, securitization, secured transaction; an understanding of fund administration will be an advantage;
  • Ability to work independently and conduct in-depth research;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Legal risk awareness and ability to work collaboratively with the business to deliver pragmatic outcome-oriented solutions to legal issues, without compromising on Alter Domus’ policies, protection and values;
  • Ability to represent views clearly and succinctly, and to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation;
  • Willingness and ability to develop expertise in new technical areas to constituently high standards.