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Michael Page Legal

Senior Legal Advisor

Financial Services

Geplaatst op 26-10-2018
Regio Amsterdam
5- 10 jaar ervaring
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Our client works in the financial services and is one of the largest banks in the world. Today, they have more than 150.000 specialists working over 50 countries, including the world's most important financial centres.

In this new position, you will assist and rapport directly to the Head of Legal Europe. The Legal Advisor is required to oversee and manage the legal activities within Europe.

Taken en verantwoordelijkheden

This position will focus on (i) the legal and regulatory analysis for commercial lending transactions in cross-border environment, (ii) the products offered by the bank, (iii) the applicable domestic and international legislation, (iv) intra-departmental work flows and processes, internal policies, rules and guidelines.

As a Legal Advisor you will have a desire to assist in the development of the bank and its Legal function across EMEA. Your task and responsibilities will include amongst others:

  • Providing legal advice, review draft and negotiate documentation and provide all related transaction management for products, including commercial lending, transaction banking, trade finance and payment systems as well as supplier agreements;
  • Advising and assisting business units in the development and structuring of new products and new business initiatives;
  • Advise on, participate in and assist with the implementation of key regulations such as the Benchmark Regulation, PSD 2 etc.;
  • Provide legal advice and support with respect to strategic, legal and documentation matters and initiatives, including through developing and monitoring standard documentation and processes within the bank;
  • Advise on the legal, regulatory and reputational issues arising in transactions and in the non-transactional aspects of the operation and business activities of the bank;
    • Ensure compliance with the bank's rules, policies, procedures and guidelines together with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements.


  • Dutch law degree;
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience working with legal and regulatory analysis for commercial lending transactions in a cross-border environment, ideally with previous exposure to:

- Bilateral, syndicated and/or project finance lending

- letters of credit, performance guarantees, receivable discounting and or trader finance arrangements

- secured financing, acquisition and leveraged finance.

  • In depth knowledge of principles and practice of domestic law and regulatory rules impacting transactions (MiFID, CRR, PSD2) and sound knowledge of accounting principles and other banking procedures for assessment of credit and other banking risks;
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurized environment.
  • The ability to balance risk with opportunity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem solving and organizational skills.


  • A position with great responsibility within an international leading financial company;
  • Excellent remuneration
Inge Pieters
Referentienummer: 187815


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