Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW, Australia
Banking & Finance Lawyer
front end Transactional banking
4 yrs + PQE
3 Month Contract
Elevate is recruiting for a Legal Counsel - Business and Private Banking with minimum 4 years PQE to work for the Business and Private Bankers and Credit Risk Legal Team of a leading global investment bank in Sydney/Brisbane/Melbourne.
Candidates should be Australian with solid Front-End Transactional Banking & Finance experience.
Provide legal support to Business & Private Bankers and Credit Risk partners to enable completion of lending deals within risk appetite, with a focus on positive customer experience.
Provide legal advice and deal structuring advice.
Prepare loan documentation and associated documentation.
Review deal related documentation.
Procure external legal support and assisting bankers and credit with understanding issues raised by externals.
Assist operational risk with policy and process uplift.
Manage large bilateral lending transactions with knowledge of lending to the following areas: Agribusiness, Commercial Real Estate, Islamic Finance, Health, Government, Education and medium to corporate style borrowers with lending up to $200M.
You might be the right person if you:
Are looking to work on a more flexible basis and seek more control over your career choices.
Want to work with Tier 1 clients whilst simultaneously receiving ongoing operational support from an experienced and hands-on management team.
Are solutions driven and pro-active.
Essential experience and skills for success:
4 plus years corporate experience gained within a top-tier bank or financial institution.
Front end transactional banking and finance experience.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong attention to detail with well-developed analytical skills.
The ability to be team-focused and also work independently.
A positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service and a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships.