In-house lawyer – Financing LEGAL Platform
What will your daily life look like?
In the context of this role, you will join the Financing LEGAL platform within BNP Paribas.
You will work closely with the commercial teams and clients of CIB Global Banking, particularly those of the Energy, Resources & Infrastructure and Asset & Export Finance business lines in the Real Assets group.
You will have regular contact with front, middle and agency teams, the Value Preservation Group, as well as other functions of the Bank and you will attend credit committees when required. You will play an active role throughout all transaction stages, from NDAs to structuring deals to negotiating financing documents, as well as managing external counsel and resolving default and insolvency scenarios. You will also be involved in shaping legal strategies, following relevant legal and regulatory developments and providing in-house legal training.
You will be encouraged to diversify your experience over time by supporting different Financing business lines, Financing products and geographies and participating in transversal projects, in line with the strategic objectives of the Financing LEGAL Platform.
Your working environment is important!
As a global and integrated function, the LEGAL function comprises 1830 lawyers in 55 countries, with each lawyer contributing their expertise to ensure a close relationship with internal clients.
In the context of the LEGAL – Quality & Lean global strategy, mutualisation and optimisation are key. six platforms have been put in place as part of this strategy, each with their own field of expertise.
You will become a member of the Financing LEGAL platform – a team of more than 200 lawyers worldwide, supporting BNP Paribas’ corporate lending and trade finance activities globally. The Paris teams constitute an important hub, which supports a variety of business lines. Your team is composed of 12 lawyers from a variety of backgrounds, primarily supporting the Energy, Resources & Infrastructure and Asset & Export Finance business lines, within the Real Assets group of Global Banking, Capital Markets EMEA.
The role is currently located in the second arrondissement of Paris.
Why join BNP Paribas?
Our world is changing! Today, jobs are about gaining real experience, learning and sharing goals and results with one’s colleagues. In short, carving out a path that is different, responsible and sustainable. At BNP Paribas, we recruit our staff with the intention that they will help us to build the world and the bank for tomorrow.
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This is of course an important topic to discuss. We will be sure to value your level of experience and career path.
So what about you? Are you our future In-house lawyer – Financing LEGAL Platform?
As a graduate holding an English law degree (or similar qualification) or a Master 2 in banking and financial law and/or international private law in France you should have at least five years’ recent and active experience of secured lending work (particularly under English law) as a lawyer (preferably as a solicitor) in an international law firm or international bank.
You are fluent in French and English.
In addition to your excellent communication, negotiation and drafting skills, you are familiar with LMA-style documentation and market trends in the loan market, as well as recent legal developments.
You will need to be autonomous, dynamic, rigorous and commercially minded, and be able to manage your time and workload effectively. You will also need to be adaptable and able to work as part of a team as part of your role.
It is of paramount importance that our future employees act in an ethical and professional manner in their daily work.
Please note that, at any point in the recruitment process, we may verify your personal details or other information contained in your CV with an external service provider.