Senior Legal Counsel - Debt Finance

£100k - £120k
Permanent
City of London
06 Nov 2019
BBBH746112

Debt Finance lawyer with LMA experience required for Senior Legal Counsel role

Senior Legal Counsel - Debt Finance, LMA Documentation - Global Bank

A leading global bank is seeking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to specialise in debt finance, working for large customers whose businesses are in excess of £350million revenue. Reporting into the Head of Legal you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting various business lines with a specific focus on corporate lending
  • Provision of legal advice, guidance and support in connection with debt finance, in particular the provision of LMA-based syndicated, bilateral, term and revolving facilities in the UK and European markets
  • General day to day transactional, and other customer-facing legal enquiries
  • Supervision of legal secondees working with the same business lines

Candidate Requirements:

  • You will be a qualified solicitor with at least 5 years' PQE seeking an in house role.
  • You will have gained experience in either private practice and / or a secondment or a similar in house role and have specifically drafted loan agreements using LMA documentation.
  • You will ideally have had some management experience of junior lawyers.
  • Strong academics and training in a good City / national law firm is required.

This is an outstanding role for a private practice lawyer who has decided they want to move in house rather than take a partnership track. The role offers true work-life balance, flexibility to work from home and is very supporting of family needs. Moreover, if you are already in house but are looking for a new role in Debt Finance, this opportunity can offer significant career progression.

Please apply using the link provided or for a confidential chat, please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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