Role details

Assistant General Counsel (Global Trade)

Tampa   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Candidate will be part of the Treasury and Trade Solutions Legal Department
  • Role will sit in General Counsel's Office within the Institutional Client Group

About Our Client

Leading Global Bank.

Job Description

Primary responsibilities will include: * Reviewing, drafting and negotiating standard and transaction specific documentation for the consummation of a broad range of global trade related transactions, including bilateral and syndicated trade loan facilities, accounts receivable financing, import/export financing, draft discounting, letter of credit transactions, financial asset sales and participations, commodities finance, and trade service transactions. * Providing advice regarding New York law to internal counsel and business units located both within and outside the US, negotiation with and instruction of external legal counsel and clients where necessary and acting as liaison between external advisers and the business units, advising on legal and regulatory developments relevant to Trade, advising the business on bank policy matters, and coordinating multi-jurisdictional transactions with EMEA and Asia Legal.

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge/Experience: * Bachelors and Law Degrees; Bar admission in any state required, Florida Bar preferred. * 5+ years of secured lending/finance transactional practice at a major law firm and/or financial institution * Experience with global trade related transactions and trade finance products * Experience with cross border transactions and corresponding legal implications * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Strong familiarity with the Uniform Commercial Code and ICC Governing Rules, including ISP 98 and UCP * Strong analytical and problem solving abilities and organizational skills * Team player with ability to work independently * High attention to detail * Highly organized and able to quickly assess project viability * Effective team player * Appreciation of commercial environment between Bank and customer * Ability to manage an active work load and prioritize effectively * Flexible * Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization (from the most junior to the most senior)

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary, bonus and benefits package, relocation for candidates that require.

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