BNP Paribas is a European leader in banking and financial services, with a significant and growing international presence in 75 countries and nearly 190,000 employees. Corporate & Institutional Banking is the investment bank division, with a strong global presence employing 20,000 people across 50 countries, providing to its clients financing, advisory and capital market services. BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking aims to develop long-term relationships with her clients and accompany them throughout their business and investment strategies.

In the Netherlands BNP Paribas is one of the largest and leading non-Dutch banks. Thanks to our global network combined with our local expertise, we unlock business opportunities across the world for our clients.

To support our Head of Legal we are currently looking for a full-time:

LEGAL COUNSEL

The position

You will be based in Amsterdam and will be working directly with Corporate and Investment Bankers in providing them legal advice on transactions with clients. In addition you will support other BNP Paribas group entities from outside the Netherlands with legal queries that might arise.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice, in particular with regards to bilateral and syndicated loan documentation (LMA), security and other ad-hoc documentation
  • Negotiating, reviewing and writing banking law related documents, loan contracts and security documentation, templates, tender documents and other legal documents as required by the various business lines
  • Rendering effective legal advice and assistance in the preparation of legal opinions, studies, reports and correspondence as required from time to time by offices in- and outside The Netherlands.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in law. Degree in Dutch law is considered a plus
  • Additional education in Banking Law such as an LLM would be considered a plus
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a similar role within a financial institution or law firm
  • Good knowledge of LMA standard documentation
  • Ability to analyse legal issues quickly and to provide comprehensive and pragmatic solutions
  • Ability to draft and edit a variety of documents in English (and preferably Dutch) in a clear and concise manner
  • Competencies: analytical, client focused, excellent communication skills, pro-active and independent worker
  • Languages: fluency in English. Dutch is considered a plus.
Primary Location
NL-NH-Amsterdam
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
LEGAL
Schedule
Full-time
Reference
NL CIB 651

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