Senior Legal Counsel - Banking

New York Permanent USD170,000 - USD280,000 per year Hybrid working
  • In House opportunity with a multinational banking & financial services company.
  • Working with a leading In House legal team.

About Our Client

This is an exciting role working with a highly prestigious global investment bank in their New York City office, Manhattan.

Job Description

A varied role, working within the In-House Legal Team, as Legal Legal Counsel you will:

  • Support the bank with varied key strategic projects
  • Advising on and reviewing M&A engagement letters and transaction documents
  • Drafting, advising and negotiating a wide range of corporate banking agreements (reimbursement agreements, credit facility letters, non-disclosure agreements and guaranties)
  • Working collaboratively with the legal and compliance departments, ensuring product compliance with US and international laws
  • Advise on legal risks for existing and new business activities

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

Demonstrable qualifications/ background for the Legal Counsel:

  • Previous In House experience within banking/ financial services preferred, ideally across M&A, international business payments and corporate banking.
  • If looking to move In House from a Lateral role, must have M&A/ corporate investment banking client experience
  • US Licensed Attorney
  • 6-8+ years relevant professional experience
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively within a wider team
  • Excited by a varied portfolio of work, assisting/ advising multiple internal business units including senior stakeholders

What's on Offer

As Legal Counsel, aside from working within a highly thought of In-House legal team you will benefit from:

  • Competitive base salary and wider compensation/ incentive plan
  • Hybrid working environment: 2-3 days/ week in the prestigious New York, Manhattan office and 1-2 days/ week working from home
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Healthy work/ life balance and extensive wider benefits package, well-being perks etc.
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Job summary

Sub Sector
General Counsel - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
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Job Nature
Hybrid working