Corporate Lawyer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ANZ
  • 16 Aug 18

See job description for details

  • Legal analysis work on a diverse range of transactions for Institutional Banking and Transaction Banking
  • Great opportunity to provide strategic legal advice
  • Reporting to the Head of Legal, UK
About The Role
Role Location: 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EJ
Role Type: Permanent, full time

Your role as Corporate Lawyer is mainly to provide legal advice on English law to ANZ business units in the UK and Europe (and, when resources are available, to the rest of the ANZ Group). Some of the key responsibilities include:
  • Undertake legal analysis and provision of detailed legal and/or structuring advice on transactions for Institutional Banking and Transaction Banking, including in respect of bilateral lending, parent guarantees, trade finance (bank guarantees, documentary and standby letters of credit, trade finance loans, supply chain financing under payables or receivables finance programs).
  • Draft, negotiate, and conclude transaction documentation for the London, Paris and Frankfurt branches of the Bank (with the assistance of the Documentation & Agency Team and the UK Tax Department) both standard and bespoke.
  • Provide support with respect to Debt Capital Markets transactions originated out of London and other Markets-related documentation from time to time.
  • Generally deal with day-to-day legal matters arising in the UK including confidentiality agreements, mandate agreements, commitment letters and powers of attorney.
About You
To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following -
  • Must be an English-qualified solicitor or barrister with 3-4 years of experience
  • Must have a solid experience in dealing with a wide range of matters concerning banking law and practice in the UK as it affects a major international bank, such experience having been obtained with a major City of London law firm and/or financial institution.
  • An understanding of Markets products and some experience and knowledge of Markets documentation would be preferable.
About ANZ
At ANZ, everything we do boils down to ‘why’ – our purpose – to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We're just as focused on seeing our people thrive as well as our customers. We'll give you every opportunity to develop your career.

We are responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter the most, energising our people, eliminating waste and reducing bureaucracy.

A happy workplace is a thriving one. So in order to attract and keep the best talent, and say thanks for the hard work, we make sure all our employees are rewarded.

ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.

We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us and let us know how this role can be flexible for you.

To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for reference number UNI000518.

Application opening date: 8 August 2018
Application closing date: 22 August 2018

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