A top firm in London is seeking a Global Loans Associate to join their Banking group which is recognised as a leading international practice and acts for financial institutions, funds and major corporates on a broad range of transactions. This banking practice is at the forefront of developments and recent trends in the loan markets. They bring together leading specialists with experience of advising on a wide range of the most complex and high profile transactions of recent times, including event driven financings, bridges to bond and equity take-outs, structured financings, revolving credits and amendments and waivers through to full restructurings.
Analysing market precedents
Advising on what is standard and what is not.
Taking instructions internally or externally.
Researching the appropriate primary and secondary sources to correctly identify and analyse issues.
Advising client, judging appropriately when to seek advice and when to advise without supervision.
Drafting using the correct precedents.
Reviewing documentation while appreciating legal and commercial arguments and client goals.
Anticipating and meeting deadlines.
Building and maintaining co-operative, communicative relationships with the client team.
Contributing effectively in client meetings.
Keeping up-to-date with market developments and their implications.
Contributing to business planning – demonstrating awareness of the firm’s strategic direction.
Contributing to client pitches.
Ideally 1-2 years + post qualification experience
Candidates will ideally have experience in global loans, ideally including project finance and acquisition finance. The candidate will also have experience working on a broad range of banking matters.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to assimilate and process information quickly
Ability to respond very quickly under pressure
Ability to communicate assertively when under pressure
Ability to influence using appropriate techniques
This is an excellent opportunity to join an outstanding market leading practice at the cutting edge of global law practice,