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Finance & Capital Markets Lawyer - h/v/x - (Enabler)

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Legal and tax
Brand BNP Paribas Fortis
Level of experience 3 to 5 years
Apply REF: LEG200325

Financing and Capital Markets Lawyer


Want to help shape the bank of tomorrow today?


At the bank for a changing world, our employees make change their greatest asset, turning challenges into opportunities. Their forward-thinking attitude enables them to offer our customers creative solutions which are perfectly suited to their needs. At BNP Paribas Fortis, the country's number one bank, employees benefit from consistent career growth in a meaningful, rewarding and flexible working environment.


The Legal Department of BNP Paribas Fortis is composed of approx. 80 persons. We are looking for a Financing and Capital Markets lawyer to support the bank’s corporate and retail banking operations.


Financing and capital markets activities


Financing and capital markets activities at BNP Paribas Fortis cover a large variety of business lines.


the businesses of Export Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Acquisition Finance, Leveraged Finance and Loan Syndication. The geographic scope covers a major part of EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa).

Capital Markets

Derivatives, Repo, Securities Lending and Structured Finance, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Commercial Paper, Securitisation and Asset Liability Management.   

Your future job


The position will involve advising and supporting the development of the above mentioned business activities. As a transactional lawyer, you will be exposed to a wide variety of transactions management where you will be involved from the project's inception through to completion. You will be requested to provide legal and regulatory advices in the context of those transactions but also more generally to the businesses and other support functions. You will have to monitor the legal and market developments and you may be requested to support the management of litigations connected to your business.


You will work in several teams and you will be trained to manage progressively on your own the different above mentioned activities.


We are looking for a candidate with strong drafting, negotiating and advisory skills.


Highlight your strengths


The successful candidate is a qualified lawyer replying to the following:

  • Master Degree in Law.
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Willing to work and learn in the multiple domains of Financing and Capital Markets  

  • Previous relevant experience in banking and financial law and/or capital markets is a plus.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English, French and Dutch.

  • Legal analytic skills. Ability to analyse legal issues quickly and to provide comprehensive solutions.

  • Strong organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Able to work independently and accurately with attention to detail.

  • A team-player who is willing to share know-how and to cooperate with the other lawyers.

  • Ability to manage several tasks whilst working under pressure.

  • Flexible.

What does BNP Paribas Fortis offer you?


We believe that our evolution is driven and inspired by our employees. In return, we aim to provide optimal working conditions that enable you to develop on both a professional and personal level. We offer a challenging working environment in which you are going to have a real impact within our company. You can actively shape your benefit package to respond to your individual needs.


In a changing world, diversity and inclusion are core values. At BNP Paribas Fortis, we want to attract and retain women and men of all ages, from all backgrounds, each with his or her own experience. We firmly believe that diversity increases performance and innovation. All our offers for full time are also available for 90% or 80%.


Choose BNP Paribas Fortis and apply here.

A first selection is based on your CV and cover letter. If we are convinced that you are the appropriate candidate, we will contact you! Good luck!

Primary Location: BE-BRU-BrusselsJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: LEGAL AND TAXEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Competency profile: Specialist