23 Sep 2020

Legal Counsel

Ref 33164

As part of the Credit and Lending Services Team, the successful candidate  will be responsible for providing time sensitive legal support to lending teams. This is to enable the business to maintain a high level of client service, experience and professionalism which is a fundamental and core selling point for the wider high net worth lending business.

The role will specifically involve mitigating legal risk within the company and their lending function and ensuring that all legal systems and protections are satisfactorily in place at all times.

The role entails the provision of legal advice on high value finance transactions to high net worth clients with the key responsibility of ensuring that these loans and associated security arrangements are properly completed to an exceptional standard throughout the entire process.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • UK qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of 3-5 years’ PQE with experience in real estate finance
  • Proven and practical experience with strong technical skills in all forms of secured lending across a variety of assets
  • Regulatory knowledge as applicable to the role
  • Experience working on complex, innovative matters across jurisdictions
  • Excellent drafting skills with extensive experience in drafting loan documentation and security documents
  • Excellent legal technical ability relating to the application of relevant laws and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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