Legal Counsel - Banking

New York Permanent USD200,000 - USD255,000 per year
  • Global bank seeks Director, Counsel to join legal team
  • Role will focus legal matters related to corporate banking, M&A and contracts

About Our Client

Global bank.

Job Description

  • Work closely with members of the legal team to advise the business on a variety of legal issues across the corporate, payments and global markets business units
  • Provide advice on M&A transactions and draft, review and negotiate related documents
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of agreements, including: credit agreements, payment agreements, LOCs, NDAs, guaranties, reimbursement agreements and other documents pertaining to the bank's corporate functions
  • Partner with internal clients across the Operations, Tax, Treasury, Credit, Compliance, Finance businesses
  • Manage outside counsel
  • Work to ensure compliance with bank regulatory and compliance matters
  • Advise on the Bank's legal issues, services and more
  • Assist with special projects as needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from top US Law School
  • Admitted to NY State Bar
  • 5-9 years of total legal experience gained at a top law firm within the banking practice and/or in-house at a bank, supporting corporate/investment banking transactions and M&A activity
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts for a bank, related to credit, corporate banking, M&A, loan documents
  • Direct experience advising on M&A transactions and related documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Hybrid role - 3x in office / 2x WFH
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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