Senior Legal Counsel - Debt Finance

Morgan McKinley
The City
£100,000 or more
01 Dec 2019
06 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Legal Counsel - Debt Finance, LMA Documentation - Global Bank

A leading global bank is seeking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to specialise in debt finance, working for large customers whose businesses are in excess of £350million revenue. Reporting into the Head of Legal you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Supporting various business lines with a specific focus on corporate lending
  • Provision of legal advice, guidance and support in connection with debt finance, in particular the provision of LMA-based syndicated, bilateral, term and revolving facilitiesin the UK and European markets
  • General day to day transactional, and other customer-facing legal enquiries
  • Supervision of legal secondees working with the same business lines

Candidate Requirements:
  • You will be a qualified solicitor with at least 5 years' PQE seeking an in house role.
  • You will have gained experience in either private practice and / or a secondment or a similar in house role and have specifically drafted loan agreements using LMA documentation.
  • You will ideally have had some management experience of junior lawyers.
  • Strong academics and training in a good City / national law firm is required.

This is an outstanding role for a private practice lawyer who has decided they want to move in house rather than take a partnership track. The role offers true work-life balance, flexibility to work from home and is very supporting of family needs. Moreover, if you are already in house but are looking for a new role in Debt Finance, this opportunity can offer significant career progression.

Please apply using the link provided or for a confidential chat, please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.