Legal Counsel - Banking

New York Permanent $200,000 - $255,000 per year
  • Global bank seeks Director, Counsel to join legal team
  • Role will focus legal matters related to corporate banking, M&A and contracts

About Our Client

Global bank.

Job Description

  • Work closely with members of the legal team to advise the business on a variety of legal issues across the corporate, payments and global markets business units
  • Provide advice on M&A transactions and draft, review and negotiate related documents
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of agreements, including: credit agreements, payment agreements, LOCs, NDAs, guaranties, reimbursement agreements and other documents pertaining to the bank's corporate functions
  • Partner with internal clients across the Operations, Tax, Treasury, Credit, Compliance, Finance businesses
  • Manage outside counsel
  • Work to ensure compliance with bank regulatory and compliance matters
  • Advise on the Bank's legal issues, services and more
  • Assist with special projects as needed

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from top US Law School
  • Admitted to NY State Bar
  • 5-9 years of total legal experience gained at a top law firm within the banking practice and/or in-house at a bank, supporting corporate/investment banking transactions and M&A activity
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts for a bank, related to credit, corporate banking, M&A, loan documents
  • Direct experience advising on M&A transactions and related documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Hybrid role - 3x in office / 2x WFH
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Legal Subsector
Financial Services
New York
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Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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