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.
- 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.
- 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.