Salary range: Competitive
We are looking for an associate to join the Finance team in our London office.
The ideal candidates will have one to two years’ post-qualification experience (PQE) playing an important client-facing role on a range of transactions and possess outstanding technical and interpersonal skills.
You will have general exposure to structured finance work as well as experiences of CLOs, loan funds, loan warehouse and term facilities, CLO platform formation and risk retention capital formation.
Our London Finance team comprises of more than 20 lawyers and other professionals who are active across both the US and European markets. With a focus on sophisticated and efficient deal structuring and execution, we advise clients across the full spectrum of corporate finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, structured finance and securitization matters. Our finance clients rely on us to provide creative solutions to the most complex issues in evaluating, structuring, negotiating and executing deals.
We advise a wide range of clients including banks, life insurance companies, private equity sponsors and hedge funds, real estate funds, debt funds, REITs, BDCs, sovereign entities, pension vehicles and other alternative capital providers.
As a full-service firm, our finance lawyers work seamlessly with specialists from our tax, restructuring and corporate practices to provide our clients with comprehensive, high-quality, time-sensitive service.
- England & Wales qualified
- Experience acting for and advising real estate fund lenders
- Experience of progressing CP deliverables
- The ability to draft and negotiate facility agreements
- Worked for both banks and funds
- Assisted with drafting inter-creditor agreements
- Provided advice for taking security over intellectual property assets
- Experience managing primary syndication processes
Dechert is a global law firm, focused on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands, we excel in delivering practical commercial judgment and deep legal expertise for high-stakes matters.
Our work is widely recognized. We have 32 standout practices noted by Chambers Global, including global-wide rankings for arbitration, corporate investigations, anti-corruption, investment funds and life sciences. A Dechert settlement won the Global Dispute of the Year Award from The American Lawyer.
We are relentless in serving our clients – delivering the best of the firm to them with entrepreneurial energy and seamless collaboration. The Legal 500 gave us the highest service delivery score among the top 20 global law firms.
Deadline for applications is 25 December 2019
Additional Job Description
Time TypeFull time
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