Banking Legal Counsel

Ref: GN1893

PQE: ,Trainee ,Newly Qualified Area of Expertise: In-House Location: Rome

This financial group is seeking a brilliant lawyer for their busy team in Rome (permanent contract). You will be involved in high-profile, challenging and multi-jurisdictional work. You will provide legal advice to business divisions and subsidiaries, and support for the company on various legal issues. 

The position requires a smart, enthusiastic lawyer with solid experience in general banking/finance, with a focus on transactional practise such as international commercial transaction, project finance and corporate finance law. You will have experience in drafting, reviewing, negotiating of contracts relating to corporate finance and project finance transactions, financial guarantees, bonds, insurance policies and ancillary documentation. 

Excellent knowledge and understanding of legal issues relevant to the commercial business in Italy. Good communication and negotiation skills are essential as the role involves interaction with senior management, other professionals and external partners. 

You will have 3 years of banking /finance experience gained at international law firms. You will be fluent English (both written and spoken). 

If you only have 1 year experience in banking finance but you are committed to move in house, feel free to apply as the group has a position for a dedicated trainee (temp contract).