In-House Legal Counsel, Finance, Birmingham

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Location:Birmingham, UK, West Midlands

About the job:

We are working with a leading bank to help build their in-house legal team. Priding themselves on their client-centric approach, the bank act for a broad market, from individuals on an everyday basis, to household-name companies and institutions on complex finance matters.

The successful candidate will liaise directly with other departments and legal counsel, and as such must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to build relationships and influence in a cross-functional environment. You will be creative, flexible, and a strong team-player who can bring fresh ideas to existing work processes. Equally, you will be an expert negotiator, with demonstrative private practice or industry experience of banking transactions. You will have solid experience in drafting and negotiating complex master documentation, such as derivative contracts based on ISDA, credit support documents and repurchase transactions.

If you have exemplary drafting, supervisory, negotiation and organisational skills and you can bring a proactive, collegiate and ambitious approach to this role, get in touch with Qasim Zahid on 0161 880 0118 or