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Legal Counsel


Location: London (UK)

Type: Permanent

Reference: 10931


Our client is a leading independent multi-family office who are looking to hire a new In-House Legal counsel to join their business in central London. The new hire will work closely with the management team and act as the focal about for all issues of legal risk and being the main point of contact for the legal team.

Our client is a business which is managed by a team of trusted professional advisors, who manage the assets and affairs of wealthy families. As a multi-family office, they are able to offer a greater breadth of in-house, professional expertise and talent than most single family offices could hope to match, whilst sharing the costs between clients.

The ideal candidate will have experience in either a top tier law firm or in-house at a real estate credit fund. Knowledge of real estate/ property finance, securitisation, lending, commercial property or real estate will also be needed.

Key requirements/experienced required:

  • Qualified Lawyer
  • Candidate will need to have strong experience in UK real estate (this will need to have included 1st and 2nd charge secured lending work/projects)
  • A thorough understanding of property law is necessary (i.e. you will need to make sure the property or development is satisfactory to lend money against)
  • Detailed experience in negotiating facility agreements
  • Property and banking experience is ideal, but banking experience is priority
  • Strong commercial experience in the banking / real estate sectors
  • Will also have to deal with ad hoc legal issues (e.g. may be involved in coordinating specialist lawyers for other issues, for example)

The remuneration level for this role will be in the region of £65,000 - £75,000 per annum.

The nature of this business is quite dynamic and not a classic or typical corporate environment. This company are much more flexible and it is a tight-knit team of experts working closely together.

Due to the high levels of interest in our advertised vacancies and the number of applications we receive, Simpson Booth regrets that it is not possible to respond to all submissions. If you have not heard from Simpson Booth regarding your application within 14 days please assume that, in this instance, you have been unsuccessful.