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Role: Legal Counsel – Lending (Fixed Term Contract – 12 months)
What does the legal team do?
The team consists of qualified lawyers who support two growing client segments in the Bank:
Specialist Lending - Real Estate (“RE”)
The Real Estate business aims to assist established property entrepreneurs and businesses, both HNW and mid-sized corporates/funds, in wealth creation through their property activities. It provides senior debt development and investment funding solutions across the residential, commercial, mixed-use and student accommodation sectors. The business also co-invests with equity in certain value add propositions.
HNW/Private Clients (“HNW/PC”)
With clients being at the centre of our business offering, the HNW/Private Clients segment provides a range of flexible and bespoke facilities tailored to meet the needs of our clients. This distinctive offering is grouped into the following:
High Net Worth Offering – a range of transactional banking, savings, mortgage and specialist loan products and services designed to meet the needs of high net worth clients.
High Income Offering – a range of transactional banking, savings, mortgage and loan products and services designed to meet the needs of high income professionals.
What is the role?
As part of the team you will be primarily responsible for providing technical expertise and support in the area of law and regulation affecting the HNW/PC client segment though you will also be expected to support the RE business as and when required.
The role will specifically involve mitigating all legal risk and ensuring that all legal systems and protections are satisfactorily in place at all times. In addition, the role will be integral to ensuring that the high standards, quality of work and speedy turnaround time of the Team is maintained during the forthcoming expansion of the both businesses. This will result in a significant increase in the volume of work for the Team and the successful candidate with play a crucial role in assisting with the management and execution of this increased workload.
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What core skills and knowledge do we need?