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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Operations (UK)
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Real Estate Legal Support / Administration (6452)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Description of role and key responsibilities:

As a Real Estate Legal Support, you will be responsible for assisting the business and internal legal with the administration of real estate loans. You will be responsible for many legal aspects of post completion loan management; from managing and co-ordinating non-contentious amendment, extension and consent processes, answering queries, to reviewing certain legal documentation with the support of internal legal counsel and providing general administrative assistance to both the business and internal legal.
You will be expected to deliver a high quality of service to our clients and the business, whilst building solid relationships with our external solicitors and internal stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

• Managing non-contentious loan amendment/extension and consent processes and general post completion life cycle, legal administration for real estate loans
• Obtaining fee quotes and instructing panel solicitors as and when required
• Liaising closely with the business teams, other internal stakeholders and external legal counsel in the execution of legal documentation and working with GLO to ensure efficient and timely completion of transactions
• Together with internal legal Counsel (depending on the complexity of the transaction) ensuring transaction documentation is completed in accordance with Credit approval and liaising and co-ordinating with internal teams to ensure any issues that arise are dealt with/escalated in a timely manner and in accordance with internal processes
• Reviewing legal documentation prepared by external counsel on non- contentious loan amendment/extension and consent processes
• Assisting the business in managing occupational lease consent requests in line with internal policy
• Working with GLO to manage/co-ordinate full and partial loan redemption processes – coordinating any relevant security release with stakeholders (including external counsel)
• Liaising with credit, internal legal, operations and other internal stakeholders as necessary, including dealing with general ad hoc queries and liaising with external legal counsel as necessary

Core Skills and Knowledge

Skills and Experience
• Do you have experience of a Legal Support or Transaction Management type role (executing and interpreting lending documentation and process) within a bank or similar organisation is desirable? 
• Do you have real Estate lending knowledge an advantage but not required? 
• Sound knowledge of credit requirements and typical straightforward security structures involved in property lending is desirable 
• Strong project management skills – ability to manage multiple tasks in tandem

Personal Attributes

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally
• Self-starter, able to use own initiative
• Good organisation and strong attention to detail
• Passionate about providing extraordinary service to our clients
• Analytical mind set with the ability to problem solve and take ownership of creating positive outcomes
• Enjoys working as part of a wider team and interacting with a variety of stakeholders at all levels
• Team player with a ‘can do attitude'

Description of role and key responsibilities

As a Real Estate Legal Support, you will be responsible for assisting the business and internal legal with the administration of real estate loans. You will be responsible for many legal aspects of post completion loan management; from managing and co-ordinating non-contentious amendment, extension and consent processes, answering queries, to reviewing certain legal documentation with the support of internal legal counsel and providing general administrative assistance to both the business and internal legal.
You will be expected to deliver a high quality of service to our clients and the business, whilst building solid relationships with our external solicitors and internal stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities:

• Managing non-contentious loan amendment/extension and consent processes and general post completion life cycle, legal administration for real estate loans
• Obtaining fee quotes and instructing panel solicitors as and when required
• Liaising closely with the business teams, other internal stakeholders and external legal counsel in the execution of legal documentation and working with GLO to ensure efficient and timely completion of transactions
• Together with internal legal Counsel (depending on the complexity of the transaction) ensuring transaction documentation is completed in accordance with Credit approval and liaising and co-ordinating with internal teams to ensure any issues that arise are dealt with/escalated in a timely manner and in accordance with internal processes
• Reviewing legal documentation prepared by external counsel on non- contentious loan amendment/extension and consent processes
• Assisting the business in managing occupational lease consent requests in line with internal policy
• Working with GLO to manage/co-ordinate full and partial loan redemption processes – coordinating any relevant security release with stakeholders (including external counsel)
• Liaising with credit, internal legal, operations and other internal stakeholders as necessary, including dealing with general ad hoc queries and liaising with external legal counsel as necessary

 

Core Skills and Knowledge

Skills and Experience
• Experience of a Legal Support or Transaction Management type role (executing and interpreting lending documentation and process) within a bank or similar organisation is desirable.
• Real Estate lending knowledge an advantage but not required
• Sound knowledge of credit requirements and typical straightforward security structures involved in property lending is desirable
• Strong project management skills – ability to manage multiple tasks in tandem.


Personal Attributes

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally
• Self-starter, able to use own initiative
• Good organisation and strong attention to detail
• Passionate about providing extraordinary service to our clients
• Analytical mind set with the ability to problem solve and take ownership of creating positive outcomes
• Enjoys working as part of a wider team and interacting with a variety of stakeholders at all levels
• Team player with a ‘can do attitude'

 

Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role.

 

 


 
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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Jess Sheehan

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance
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