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Lawyer- Global Loans - Glasgow

Banking - Private Practice
Ref: 481 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

The Global Loans practice of this international law firm is recognised by its clients to be one of the most innovative and solution orientated practices- this role will be based in Glasgow with hybrid-working options also available.

Role Profile:

  • This busy team is an integral part of the Global Loans Practice Group and the team members work alongside their London colleagues advising a wide range of high profile clients from banks, credit funds to private equity houses and institutional investors on both domestic and complex multi-jurisdictional deals.
  • The successful candidate would play a key role in the expansion of the range of transactional banking services that the team provides to its clients from the Glasgow office- This represents an exciting opportunity to be part of a developing, strategic practice with plenty of scope for personal and career development.
  • You will work closely with high calibre clients and colleagues in Glasgow, London and throughout the firm's global network and can expect to have exposure to a wide range of high quality transactions.

The global loans practice offers specialist advice on:

  • Buy-outs and other acquisition finance transactions;
  • Real estate finance;
  • Infrastructure financings;
  • Investment fund and warehousing financings;
  • Restructuring and refinancings;
  • Asset backed lending;
  • Strategic and impaired value debt purchases, including loan portfolio sales;
  • Secured and unsecured lending transactions; and
  • Treasury products generally. 

Responsibilities

  • You would typically act on all elements of a financing from term sheet stage, through to closing and post-closing.
  • Your specific areas of responsibility will be to draft and negotiate term sheets, security documents, intercreditor agreements and facilities agreements, ensuring a smooth process to transaction close.
  • You will be expected to have a desire to build client relationships and develop your own internal and external networks with support and guidance from the partners and wider team. 
  • You would also be expected to manage projects that have been assigned to you, and liaise closely with colleagues, clients, counterparties and other advisers.
  • You would be working as part of a committed and inspired friendly team that enjoys its work and considers itself a leader in its field of practice- All members of the team have frequent client contact.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Qualified junior to mid-level lawyer with experience from private practice or in-house;
  • Strong general banking transactional experience; acting on all elements of a financing from term sheet stage through to closing and post-closing;
  • Enthusiasm to innovate and play a part in building the transactional banking offering in Glasgow; an adaptable person who is a fast learner;
  • A team-player who can work effectively with colleagues at all levels;
  • Client facing experience and the ability to understand and respond effectively to client needs;
  • Experience of negotiating with counterparts; and
  • A commercial approach.

On Offer:

The firm currently offer one of the most competitive salary and benefits packages in Scotland.

To Apply: 

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

Glasgow: 0141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com