VP, Counsel

New York, New York Permanent USD175,000 - USD185,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Global bank seeks VP, Counsel to join legal team
  • Role will focus on wide range of banking contracts

About Our Client

Global bank.

Job Description

  • Provide advice on various legal matters and perform legal review of contracts and other legal documents
  • Reviews, negotiates, and drafts various contracts for the business lines and support functions including bilateral and syndicated credit agreements (with focus on investment fund finance), custody agreements, securities lending agreements as agent (e.g., MRAs, MSLAs, GMSLAs, GMRAs, ISDAs, tri-party collateral agreements).
  • Assists with corporate governance matters, including the preparation of materials for Branch governance committee meetings, including the Executive Management committee and other internal governance committees and related agendas, corporate resolutions, minutes and other corporate governance documents, action items and records.
  • Drafts and reviews legal correspondence, research memoranda, template texts for standardized agreements, internal policies and procedures and internal presentations on topics as needed. Assists with the internal business management functions of the Legal Group as needed.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and advise on legal risks associated with deals
  • 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 US ABA accredited law school
  • Admitted to a US State Bar
  • 5+ years of banking, finance legal experience gained in-house within financial services or at a law firm
  • Experience advising on bilateral and syndicated commercial lending matters
  • Experience relating to commercial loan work-outs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Hybrid schedule
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working