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Role: Private Client Lending Lawyer
What does the role involve and what are the key responsibilities?
The High Net Worth (HNW) Private Client Lending (PCL) business offers secured and unsecured loans either directly or via their investment vehicles to HNW private individuals within various sectors including Entrepreneurs, Private Equity, Fund Management, Investment Banking & City Professionals.
The secured loans can be secured against both residential & commercial property, cash, investible securities, wealth portfolios and unlisted equity. Where property is the asset class, the loans fall into one of 3 categories regulated mortgage contracts, development finance or commercial investment. Unsecured loans are provided either for Private Equity partners to fund co-investment requirements or established clients who require agreed term funding and/or overdrafts. The business also manages loans which fall into default, and enforcement if and when required.
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