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Banking & Finance Lawyer

Date Published: 16 Mar 2020 Premium EXPIRED
Legal Contract
Private day rate
Banking and Finance Law 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.


Key Duties:

  • 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.

michelle gundlach