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The lawyer would be an integral part of the EMEA Credit Products Legal team working closely with the regional lawyers based in EMEA, and will support lending and loan trading activity engaged in by a number of businesses across the Corporate & Investment Bank including the Global Corporate Bank, Debt Capital Markets, Emerging Markets, Credit Portfolio Group, Loan Operations and Credit Trading.
Key functions will include
Assisting (in accordance with policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and based on internal guidance and standard operating procedures) in the documentation, negotiation and execution of lending and loan trading transactions,
Working on group projects and initiatives,
Identifying and advising on related legal issues.
A qualified lawyer in England and Wales and relevant experience gained at an international law firm and/or leading financial institution.
Strong technical knowledge is essential and knowledge of and experience with LMA loan documentation including confidentiality agreements, term sheets, mandate letters, inter-creditor agreements, guarantees and security documents as well as LMA secondary loan documentation would be an advantage.
Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills with strong attention to detail.
Pragmatic with ability to strike appropriate balance between achieving the commercial goals of the business while protecting the interests of JPMorgan as a whole.
Confident and proactive with excellent communication skills.
Ability to manage competing priorities, project-manage and co-ordinate large projects, in a dynamic global environment.
Team player, confident and proactive with strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and spoken English.
Lawyer must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing or otherwise eligible to practice law in the jurisdiction in which the position is based.