Senior Legal Counsel - Banking

New York Permanent $170,000 - $280,000 per year
  • In House opportunity with a multinational banking & financial services company.
  • Working with a leading In House legal team.

About Our Client

This is an exciting role working with a highly prestigious global investment bank in their New York City office, Manhattan.

Job Description

A varied role, working within the In-House Legal Team, as Legal Legal Counsel you will:

  • Support the bank with varied key strategic projects
  • Advising on and reviewing M&A engagement letters and transaction documents
  • Drafting, advising and negotiating a wide range of corporate banking agreements (reimbursement agreements, credit facility letters, non-disclosure agreements and guaranties)
  • Working collaboratively with the legal and compliance departments, ensuring product compliance with US and international laws
  • Advise on legal risks for existing and new business activities

The Successful Applicant

Demonstrable qualifications/ background for the Legal Counsel:

  • Previous In House experience within banking/ financial services preferred, ideally across M&A, international business payments and corporate banking.
  • If looking to move In House from a Lateral role, must have M&A/ corporate investment banking client experience
  • US Licensed Attorney
  • 6-8+ years relevant professional experience
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively within a wider team
  • Excited by a varied portfolio of work, assisting/ advising multiple internal business units including senior stakeholders

What's on Offer

As Legal Counsel, aside from working within a highly thought of In-House legal team you will benefit from:

  • Competitive base salary and wider compensation/ incentive plan
  • Hybrid working environment: 2-3 days/ week in the prestigious New York, Manhattan office and 1-2 days/ week working from home
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Healthy work/ life balance and extensive wider benefits package, well-being perks etc.
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