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IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 24 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Junior Lawyer
12-month fixed term contract
£ Competitive

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our key asset management clients supporting with the recruitment of a Junior Lawyer. This role be based in the Private Debt Funds team and will be dealing with transactional processes.

This position is a 12-month FT contract and will suit candidates with around 0-2 years post quals experience

Candidates who are English law qualified are preferred however NY law qualified would also be considered

Duties & Responsibilities

* Providing legal support across a transactional environment
* Dealing with finance transactions including loan transactions, securitization transactions
* Processing reviews of Powers of Attorney, NDAs, Engagement letters etc
* Processing financing transactions and credit documents (in loan and/or bond format) and related CPs/ancillary docs
* Providing general legal support across the team as required
* Updating the business or key stakeholders regularly on progress on the matters worked on as required
* Ensuring documentation standards are high and agreements are updated to comply with industry best practice

Skills & Experience

* This role will suit candidates with 0-2 years post qualified experience
* Candidates who are English law qualified are preferred however NY law qualified would also be considered
* Previous experience working in a legal role in a transactional environment is a must
* Ideal candidates will have experience in financing transactions (ideally in a law firm setting) - either in loan or bond format
* Candidates will be able to work seamlessly with lawyers and non-lawyers on legal and non-legal (i.e. process) matters
* You will have excellent written and oral communication skills
* Previous experience of working in a similar role in financial services will be a distinct advantage
* Ideal candidates will be flexible and diplomatic yet persistent in reaching objectives with experience in working with external legal support and related advisers

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.