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Legal Counsel


Location: London (UK)

Type: Permanent

Reference: 10931


Our client, an independent and fast-growing real estate credit fund, are looking to hire an In-House Legal counsel to join their business in central London. This position will work closely with the management team and act as the focal point for all issues of legal management and risk. Given the size of the business, it is important that the successful candidate can demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to work well in a small team, which involves a degree of flexibility and adaptability. If you are looking for something different to a traditional corporate environment, this role is for you!

The ideal candidate will have experience in either a mid-sized law firm or in-house at a real estate credit fund. Experience of real estate / property finance, securitisation and lending is essential.

Key requirements/experienced required:

  • Qualified lawyer with minimum 3 years PQE
  • Significant experience of UK real estate financing (including 1st and 2nd charge secured lending)
  • Experience of negotiating facility agreements
  • A thorough understanding of UK property law
  • Strong commercial experience in either the banking or real estate sector
  • Some general corporate experience, including contract law and company secretarial work.

The remuneration level for this role will be in the region of £75k - £85k per annum + package

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