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Leveraged Finance Lawyer - Debt Fund - Contract

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Stephanie Bruckl
  • Expiry Date: 31 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -062021-461090

My client is a leading debt fund who are looking to hire an experienced leveraged finance lawyer to join their small legal team in a legal execution position on a 5 month fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will be working very closely with the business in an unique and broad role. They will be responsible for working as part of a close knit team, assisting the business and more senior level staff with structuring and executing legal transactions. The key area of focus in this role is on leveraged finance and restructuring transactions. You will be assisting with a variety of work-out situations including debt restructurings, re-organisations and refinancings and (where necessary) formal restructuring processes. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is immediately available to start a new role and looking to gain excellent in-house experience with a leading fund.

Mandatory Requirements

  • At least 4+ years'* experience as a qualified solicitor with experience gained in the finance team at a leading international or top-tier firm or leading financial institution.
  • Strong experience working on leveraged finance transactions, and ideally some restructuring experience but this is not a pre-requisite.
  • Must be available to start at short notice.


  • In house experience at a buy side credit firm helpful

*The PQE range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond in every instance. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of your application then you have not been successful on this occasion.