J2751 - Corporate Lawyer, Loans and Leasing - UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng - Asset Finance

Job title: J2751 - Corporate Lawyer, Loans and Leasing - UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Function: Legal / Compliance
Salary: £80,000+, plus excellent benefits and bonus
Reference: J2751
Job Published: April 07, 2021

Job description

​J2751 - Our client is seeking a Corporate Lawyer, Loans and Leasing to report to the Legal & Compliance Director and take responsibility for providing Legal advice to their leasing and loan businesses providing asset finance to business customers; both IT and wheeled assets.

Salary: £80,000+, plus excellent benefits and bonus. Location: UK, Thames Valley / SE Eng.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Legal adviser to leasing and loan businesses providing asset finance to business customers both IT and wheeled assets.

  • Reporting to Legal & Compliance Director.

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating documentation.

  • Ensuring the FCA and Consumer Credit Act provisions are adhered to for regulated consumer hire agreements for business customers.

  • Managing and coordinating small and mid-ticket asset finance transactions.

  • Liaising with colleagues in all functional areas especially sales.

  • Strategically advising internal and external clients in meetings, on the phone and by email.

  • Managing internal and external client expectations and work product delivered timely and appropriately.

  • Building relationships with internal clients and assisting with and implementing business development initiatives.

  • Assist with some compliance work for data protection, FCA rules covering a firm engaging in regulated consumer hire (not consumer loans or hire purchase).

  • Legal research.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 4+ years' post qualification experience.

  • Strong technical knowledge of the legal framework surrounding asset financing, general financing transactions.

  • Sound experience of operating at associate level within a complex international organisation.

  • Strong commercial/business acumen with the ability to deliver creative and pragmatic solutions and advice.

  • Outstanding academic credentials.

  • Self-starter with the desire and ability to continuously acquire, build upon and share knowledge.

  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple deadlines.

  • Excellent client relationship skills.

We strongly favour applicants with proven relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.

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