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LEGAL COUNSEL

ID: #13179     Date: 12/07/17

Location England, London
Company BNP Paribas
Salary by agreement
Job type Permanent
Sector(s): Legal jobs
BNP Paribas
Requirements

Essential Experience

  • English law qualified solicitor / barrister;
  • Broad experience in international banking and finance (preferably including experience in an international law firm and an investment bank) with a particular interest in, and a high level of specific experience of, leveraged and other similar structured lending.
  • 2 to 3 years PQE.
  • First class negotiation and drafting skills.

Essential Skills / Competencies

  • First class communication skills
  • Robust yet approachable nature, with the ability to act calmly and professionally in a demanding and fast moving business environment;
  • Independent, thorough and commercially minded, and have strong time management and prioritising skills;
  • Strong team working ethic;
  • Comfortable and confident advising the business in a demanding environment.

Essential Skills/ Competencies

  • English qualified lawyer with relevant post qualification experience gained at BNP Paribas, another leading financial institution or an international law firm
  • An outgoing and robust personality who is capable of working both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a cross-disciplinary team/department
  • Clear, concise and effective communicator (both written and oral)
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise work
  • Strong securities and derivatives law understanding

Job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and assist in the structuring, drafting and negotiation of documentation;
  • Advise the business, management and the relevant committees of the Bank on banking, company and insolvency law issues arising in the course of advisory and transactional work;
  • Report potential legal risk issues to the head of the CB Legal team;
  • together with the other team members contribute to the maintenance and communication of know-how, legal updates and templates;
  • Manage or supervise multi-jurisdictional projects; and
  • Where appropriate, instruct and supervise external lawyers both inside and outside the UK.


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Contact

Name    BNP Paribas

Phone  +44 (0) 20 7595 2000

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