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Legal Counsel (12-Month FTC)

Paritas Recruitment - Data & Tech London, United Kingdom
Posted 1 day ago Flexible Job Contract Competitive

Our client is a multi-sector alternative lender who assists mid-sized SMEs to thrive by providing consistent, timely, flexible funding solutions. They provide loans using pioneering data, personal relationships, and a pragmatic and flexible lending process.

 

The role sits within the legal team which provides support both in relation to new lending opportunities and in relation to existing borrowers. The role involves working closely with colleagues across the business and external counsel. You will also be involved in the management of external legal panel relationships, and have the opportunity to work on a range of work not directly related to lending activities, such as commercial contracts, disputes and discrete legal projects.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing accurate legal advice on secured lending transactions, security structures and enforcement processes
  • Advise the business across a range of legal matters (using external solicitors as appropriate)
  • Assisting in the preparation of default notices, reservation of rights letters, consents, waivers and variation agreements, protecting our position as a secured lender at all times
  • Providing advice and assistance in contract negotiation with third parties
  • Updating (non-employee) policies and ensuring the business is aware of its responsibilities
  • Maintain legal knowledge and be aware of any legislative changes

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • 2+ years PQE
  • Experience in advising non-legal and legal professionals
  • Previous banking and finance experience is desirable. In addition, experience in at least one of the following areas is beneficial:
  • Corporate restructuring or insolvency
  • Commercial contracts
  • Corporate
  • Commercial acumen
Job ID  KS
ABOUT COMPANY
London, United Kingdom
15 Employees HR & Recruitment

About us:

We established ourselves in 2011, right after the financial crises, owing to the competition in the market, we tried hard to differentiate ourselves. We decided utilise our combined experience to build a people focused agency with the aim of providing quality service to both clients and candidates, hence, #succeedingtogether.

The name Paritas was chosen as it comes from the Latin word, Pariter, which translates to together. We strongly believe success comes when both parties work together openly and transparently. We have established a reputation for working closely with both clients and candidates, using our significant market knowledge to fully understand the need, before providing a tailored solution. Whether you’re a candidate looking for a new challenge and a move up the ladder, or if you’re a client seeking the right candidate for a vacancy, we can deliver.

Moreover, the senior team with over decades of experience personally train each and every new member of the Paritas family. We believe in passing on what we have learnt and add value to all our stakeholders. We thoroughly enjoy what we do and take great satisfaction in helping people. Our coverage ranges from the newly qualified to regional director level across Europe.

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