AVP Legal Counsel

New York Permanent $130,000 - $160,000 per year
  • Global bank seeks AVP, Counsel to join legal team
  • Role will focus on wide range of banking contracts

About Our Client

Global bank.

Job Description

  • Provide advice on various legal matters and perform legal review of contracts and other legal documents
  • Reviews, negotiates, and drafts various contracts for the business lines and support functions including bilateral and syndicated credit agreements (with focus on investment fund finance), vendor services agreements, confidentiality agreements, custody agreements, securities lending agreements as agent (e.g., MRAs, MSLAs, GMSLAs, GMRAs, ISDAs, tri-party collateral agreements) and related documentation required for such transactions by the business and support areas.
  • Assists with corporate governance matters, including the preparation of materials for Branch governance committee meetings, including the Executive Management committee, the three Business Management committees, the Fiduciary Advisory committee and other internal governance committees and related agendas, corporate resolutions, minutes and other corporate governance documents, action items and records.
  • Drafts and reviews legal correspondence, research memoranda, template texts for standardized agreements, internal policies and procedures and internal presentations on topics as needed. Assists with the internal business management functions of the Legal Group as needed.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and advise on legal risks associated with deals
  • Advise on the Bank's legal issues, services and more
  • Assist with special projects as needed

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from US ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to a US State Bar
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts for a bank, including: commercial contracts, loan documents, commercial credit documents, etc.
  • Experience relating to commercial loan work-outs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Hybrid schedule
Contact
Jennifer Pettigrew
Quote job ref
JN-082022-5721566

Job summary

Function
Legal
Subsector
Legal Subsector
Industry
Financial Services
Location
New York
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
Job reference
JN-082022-5721566

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