Lawyer - Securitisation

  • GBP72261 - GBP84304 per annum + Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 26 Sep 16

Here at Lloyds Banking Group we are recruiting a Lawyer - Securitisation position based in our London office.

Our vision is to make Lloyds Banking Group the best bank for customers. As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and to put customers at the heart of everything we do. To achieve this, we also need to be the best bank for our colleagues and our communities - and we have a clear strategy in place to make this a reality. We are building on our many strengths: iconic brands, strong heritages and great people. To unlock the great potential in our business, we are becoming more efficient, more transparent, and more responsive to customers. Already the UK's largest community investor, we are giving even more back. Above all, we are putting customers first.

Through our brands, our Group has a relationship with just about every household and community in the UK. We underpin the lives of millions of individuals and businesses, and play a key role in helping to create a thriving UK economy. We build the best teams at every level - we're all responsible for the long-term success of the company, through our individual roles, activities and achievements.

As a Lawyer - Securitisation, working in-house for Lloyds Banking Group, you'll have a role that matters, providing insightful, high quality output, advice and guidance tailored to a range of stakeholder needs and to the wider Legal Community. You will be a member of the Securitised Products Legal Team, operating as a functional specialist, advising on all matters relating to securitisation, ABCP conduits, covered bonds, structured funding and capital or balance sheet management solutions for corporate and institutional clients and/or for the Group.

Your key accountabilities will include acting as a source of professional expertise and being a trusted advisor to stakeholders in Commercial Banking and across the Group, assisting with the development and maintenance of precedent documentation, policy and procedures. You'll deliver Legal technical input to positively influence transactions, product development and projects of significance for relevant business units and the Group.

Building and maintaining an internal and external network of relationships is a key part of your role, as you'll provide appropriate professional advice to achieve the Group's objectives. You'll have the opportunity to positively influence the appropriate use of Legal Panel arrangements by supported area, in particular the selection, instruction and supervision of panel law firms and managing exceptions. In addition, you'll positively influence others by demonstrating core Lloyds Banking Group values and behaviours. Providing advice and guidance to business areas on Legal Risk Management using the relevant risk management policy framework is essential - you'll be required to manage self in the context of relevant risk policies and frameworks. You'll have the opportunity to contribute to reporting and escalation of legal or governance issues within own / supported area, inputting to recommended solutions as required, whilst supporting agreed change projects to deliver continuous improvement.

You'll have the opportunity to deputise for senior colleagues and to lead on specific projects or reviews within your area of specialism and complex projects in terms of scale, scope and specialism. You'll be recognised by peers as a high level subject matter expert with the ability to be sole representative for the area.

You'll have technical and specialist Legal knowledge of securitisation and/or ABCP conduits and a good understanding of transactions, market standards and associated risks. You will also have a good appreciation of the regulatory framework and key regulations applying to the areas of technical and specialist knowledge. The successful candidate will also be commercially-minded, solutions-focused, confident, driven, flexible, and an excellent communicator. You'll need to have a positive attitude, be a good team player and work quickly and accurately to meet tight deadlines.

Our strategy for achieving our vision is based around three priorities - creating the best customer experience, becoming simpler and more efficient, and delivering sustainable growth. Everyone in the Group is working to build a stronger, more responsible business that will stand out by meeting the needs of families, businesses and communities across the UK. Here you'll find opportunities to grow your career whilst supporting the Group to achieve a purpose you can be proud of. If you want to be stretched and engaged, we'll help you build the career that will make a difference to you and our customers.

If this role sounds of interest and you've the technical and personal skills we're seeking then we'd like to hear from you.

In return, we offer a highly competitive reward package - based on acting responsibly, and demonstrating our values and ethics. Our package includes an on target discretionary performance-related bonus, 4% of your salary paid to you in flex cash on top of your basic salary, car allowance, 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays) private health cover, share schemes and a generous pension contribution along with colleague products and discounts.