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Senior Legal Counsel - Structured Finance
Our client, a global asset management firm is seeking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to cover Structure Finance. The role is a permanent position and is based in London. The role will be responsible for providing legal services to the Structured Finance business as a senior legal advisor, and assisting with the monitoring and mitigation of legal risk. It is a very interesting and broad role. They are able to offer upwards of £100,000 plus a competitive benefits package and bonus.
Key Responsibilities include:
Act as senior legal adviser, providing first class legal service to our Structured Finance business and predominantly leading in complex legal initiatives and projects (including oversight and advice on key legislative and common law developments affecting the business)
Assist the relevant Director and General Counsel in monitoring and mitigating legal risks in accordance with the Group Legal and Company Secretarial Standard and be responsible for the strategic thinking and direction in respect of legal advice.
Provide first class, timely, commercially focused and industry leading legal service
Legal risk reports which summarize material legal risk issues for own area of accountability
Qualified lawyer with around at least 6+ years PQE
Senior lawyer with extensive experience in a similar role
In-house legal experience of structured finance at a global financial institution in addition to a strong understanding of the surrounding regulatory environment
Experience of dealing at senior management level
Proven ability to provide legal advice for major projects, negotiations and relationships with third parties and external advisers
Strong academic background.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal and client-service skills.
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