Senior Fund Finance Lawyer
Our client is a leading Financial Group with an extensive network of operations across all jurisdictions.
A new role where the catalyst is exceptional demand for its financing services. Significant Balance Sheet space has been dedicated to support funds financing, thereby deepening its offering and building partnerships with funds .
Facilitate the global business: to seamlessly solve and head-off legal issues; enable the organisation to originate, negotiate, manage and close finance transactions in multiple jurisdictions. Be the point of contact for finance legal expertise: to support the Banking entities, Credit and FX teams globally, and to advise on funds and fund financing related queries.
Strong transactional experience to ensure that:
The organisation can provide timely, effective, and innovative finance solutions.
Transactions are creditworthy, compliant and satisfactory from all parties' perspectives.
Fund Finance legal documentation expertise:
Experience in negotiating and drafting fund finance documentation and client agreements related to credit facilities, bank account and foreign exchange trading-related documentation.
Working knowledge of regulations that impact banks and FX counterparties including Basel II, Basel III, SEC and CFTC regulations, the Volcker Rule and FATCA/ CRS Knowledge of CIMA regulations and other key funds jurisdictions.
Legal input into the structuring and negotiation of finance transactions to facilitate:
Effective management and execution of all legal aspects.
Legal analysis of deals from the perspectives of the company, the funds and their investors. The growing number of ways that subscription lines benefit fund clients and their investors.
Liaise and work with:
Banking, Credit and FX trading teams globally: for standard and bespoke credit facility and banking agreements as well as negotiating and settling client contracts including ISDA Schedules and Credit Support Annexes.
Group banking entities: acting as contract entities for fund finance deals on a global basis.
Fund Finance legal advisory:
Answer and advise teams globally on ad-hoc queries on funds and fund financing related matters, including new business, client restructuring and market standards.
Manage external legal relationships with:
Local external Counsel to advise on specialist aspects of finance transactions.
Funds' legal teams' or advisors negotiating and drafting the fund finance documentation.
Support the wider funds legal team:
As required, provide back-up and support to other legal team members.
Assist with global integration projects.
With c.10 years+ PQE and a strong track-record in fund financing (Fund of Funds or Private Equity essential), you will provide global support to close profitable fund finance transactions and help use financing services as a key selling point to attract new clients.
Bring commercial acumen and a solutions mindset:
Work in cross-functional teams alongside the business to deliver value-adding financing solutions with speed and accuracy in regard to working capital, bridge facilities, cash accounts and deliver benefits such as flexibility, fast execution, negotiation power, ops efficiency
A qualified lawyer, ideally UK/Irish and NY.
Both Practice and In-House experience preferable.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; strategic thinker, strong people skills, action orientated, team player, attention to detail.
Please call Seamus Boylan or enquire through the link below for additional details:
(P) +353 1 477 3700 (M) +353 87 230 6669