My client, a Tier 1 Banking Group in Frankfurt with a strong leadership team, is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel contribute and advise on wide range of legal matters in relation to their activities around the globe. If you are a Lawyer, Legal Counsel candidate coming from an international law firm or financial institution, this is a wonderful opportunity for you!
As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will:
Be responsible for business legal matters across EMEA on national and cross-border M&A transactions
Provide advice on EU & German legal documentation & transactional risk
Liaise with external law firms on legal issues related to corporate finance and equity capital markets / debt capital markets etc.
Provide guidance to senior management towards restructuring, corporate law & regulatory topics
Negotiate, review and draft various type of contracts including implementation of legal decisions throughout specific departments of the business
Liaise closely with product lawyers for investment banking and equity capital markets projects in Germany and other global jurisdictions
As Senior Legal Counsel, you should have:
Experienced as a (Senior) Legal Counsel in financial services sector and/or as a Lawyer in an international law firm on Corporate M&A or Capital Markets Law
Knowledge in European and cross-border regulations
Advisory and business development experience in an international environment would be an asset
Previous experience as a Legal Counsel and/or Lawyer is essential - completion of first or second bar exam, admission to the German bar (Volljurist), master's degree and above is a plus
Business fluent in German & English - other European language skills would be a plus