Legal Counsel

  • GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Carnegie Consulting
  • 25 May 18 2018-05-25

My client is a boutique lender offering specialist finance solutions to the sports and entertainment industry. Well established and very well backed, this exclusive firm is growing quickly due to its number one position in its unique sector.

My client is a boutique lender offering specialist finance solutions to the sports and entertainment industry. Well established and very well backed, this exclusive firm is growing quickly due to its number one position in its unique sector.

The Opportunity

This is a golden opportunity for trainee or newly qualified solicitor with an interest in finance but thinking that mundane banking isn't the only answer. Reporting to the Legal Consul the successful candidate will support the business in both transactional / deal related and non-transactional requirements.

The Role will include but not be limited to

* Instructing and engaging with external legal counsel.
* Drafting, reviewing and negotiating NDAs, term sheets and loan facility agreements and assisting to drive transactions to completion.
* Working closely alongside the Credit and Portfolio Managers, Operations Team and Senior Management.
* Providing ad hoc legal advice across a range of practice areas to the different business functions of the business.


The ideal candidate will have.

* NQ - 3 year PQE experience from a leading city law firm or similar in-house role.
* Transactional experience, whether corporate or financial services related.
* Experience of secured lending.
* Decision making using both a legal and commercial skill set.
* Adaptable, intellectually rigorous, with first-class legal ability.
* Outstanding academic track record.