FINANCE LEGAL COUNSEL

Ref: GM1989

PQE: ,5-8 years PQE Area of Expertise: In-House Location: Other

This Company is part of an integrated Group, of steel and mining companies, that is among the largest in Europe; it produces and distributes metal products. 

The company is looking for a Finance Lawyer to ensure the protection of the legal interests of the Group companies falling within the European Business Unit and Sales Western Europe (companies are located in Italy, UK, Germany, Belgium, Spain) through the analysis and monitoring of legal risks, connected to the finance projects.

The ideal candidate shall have solid experience in negotiation of all of the transaction documents of the finance projects whether with Italian or Foreign banks (such as but not limited to Securitization – asset back securities pledged by receivables – factor financing) preparation of the documentation required as condition precedent/subsequent and execution of the transaction documents, as well as continuous advise on the contractual framework of this projects once they are in place.

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

Ideally you will be a lawyer with 6/8 years’ experience gained in the finance department of a leading law firm or in house. You will have excellent communication and management skills. You should show initiative, customer focus, the ability to see a wide business context and find solutions to business requests within the framework of legal regulation. You should be comfortable working in team as well as independently and capable of taking responsibility for the result. Fluent English (both written and spoken) is essential. The company is based in Genoa, and ideally would prefer a professional in town, however there is a degree of flexibility for working remotely for 2/3 days a week.