Good academic credentials and post-qualification experience;
In-house legal experience is preferred (directly, or as a secondee) but is not essential;
Strong commercial understanding, and excellent interpersonal skills;
Desire to provide excellent client service and an ability to build strong working relationships with stakeholders;
The ability to adapt to new situations and work environments, and a thirst for new challenges;
You must have the right to work and be eligible to practice as a lawyer in the UK.
Providing practical in-house legal advice and support on a wide range of finance transactions including representing banks, borrowers and private equity houses on banking matters, both mid-market and investment grade, syndicated and bilateral;
Advising on corporate lending transactions (acting for both lenders & borrowers), leveraged acquisition finance transactions, project finance transactions, asset-backed/receivables finance transactions;
Engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of a variety of financing documents, including; loan facility agreements, security documentation, intercreditor agreements, ancillary documents, corporate authority documents;
Advising both on domestic and cross-border transactions including managing external counsel.