Dublin City Centre
An increase in business activity: presenting an excellent opportunity for a general banking lawyer.
A leading international bank: that is active in Ireland and continues to grow its Irish platform and CIB services.
A varied, challenging and interesting role: providing legal support to a number of business lines, which have both a strong Irish and International presence.
General Banking Lawyer with:
An ability to: handle queries and transactions across multiple CIB business lines.
A strong focus on: Global Trade Solutions and Transaction Banking, including corporate lending and flow banking products such as Cash Management.
Reports to: The Head of Legal.
Drafting and negotiation of:
Payable and Receivable structures for the Global Trade Solutions Team and Inventory transactions on a bespoke and ad hoc basis.
Bilateral and syndicated loan facilities for LMA and non-LMA loans. Syndication or participation risk sharing structures with other financial institutions.
Various types of security documents including account charges, guarantees etc., as well as any filings or perfection steps.
Day to day general corporate law matters, primarily corporate governance queries, arising from the Bank’s activity and the Bank’s subsidiaries activities.
Queries on deposit and current accounts and any new investment and loan products, including marketing materials, if required.
Relevant regulatory requirements relating to the Bank’s business and customers.
Ad hoc queries from client on-boarding teams regarding corporate structures.
Compliance and Governance:
Help implement Bank-led projects with regard to compliance or audit matters.
Ensure compliance with group sanctions requirements in all documentation.
Provide advice surrounding the Bank's legal interests and corporate governance.
Formulation and review of legal policies: identify initiatives for improvements in the implementation of the legal work of the Bank, with emphasis on efficiency and legal risk management and operational control.
Instruct and supervise external lawyers: Ireland and Internationally.
Monitoring legislation: that you have been allocated to follow.
General banking lawyer:
c.5-10 years PQE. Irish and / or English law qualified solicitor / barrister.
Preferably gained in an international law firm and / or investment bank.
Strong communicator, attention to detail, team player, commercially minded, ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
The Individual: Experience and Key Skills
Strong experience in international banking, finance, trade solutions:
High level of experience of lending and banking products generally.
Strong understanding of a variety of global trade solutions.
Track record of working within a team to deliver a unified solution.
Confident advising the business in a demanding fast-moving market.
Work with the business to find solutions that deliver superior value.
Ensure deals are creditworthy, compliant and satisfy all parties’ needs.
Broad knowledge base with the ability to apply it:
Strong foundations gained from exposure to a wide variety of situations, products, clients and international markets. Growth mindset: a desire to expand and deepen one's knowledge.