About our client Our client, a UK leading multi-strategy investment manager, is currently looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to join their specialist debt and lending team. Due to the market situation over the past couple of years, the debt and lending arm of the organisation has been super busy, posting record-breaking figures. They foresee the market and workload continuing at a high pace for the foreseeable future and therefore are looking to add a senior legal figure to the team.
What the job involves As the Senior Legal Counsel, you will sit at director level within the organisation. You will be tasked with managing and overseeing the legal on multiple legal aspects, including structuring, implementation and execution of the transactions. On a daily basis, you will partner with the debt and lending front office team along with leading on multiple specific legal projects, transaction design and portfolio support.
Overseeing the provision of legal support to multiple debt and lending schemes
Provide legal advice on all structuring, implementation and execution of transactions
Advising in relation to the existing debt portfolio and legacy issues
Provide legal input and advice to multiple corporate business teams
Working with the General Counsel in developing a corporate legal strategy that promoted and protects organisation interests
Oversight and management of external legal advisors
Who we are looking for
Knowledge and experience working within the debt, finance or securitisation legal space
Experience in advising on and managing complex projects and transactions
Previous in-house experience would be advantageous