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We are currently looking for lawyers with a minimum of four years' top-tier experience in Banking and Finance law, including in areas such as general lending, leveraged finance and project finance. Knowledge and/or experience in relation to IBOR projects is highly desirable.
Successful applicants will:
have a minimum of four years' experience at a law firm ranked as top tier for Banking and Finance;
ideally have recent in-house legal experience at a leading financial services institution (directly or as a secondee);
be admitted to the New York or Washington DC bar;
have a commitment to building a career as an interim lawyer and be motivated to operate at a high level whilst working in this way;
have a consultant mindset, including a flexible and adaptable outlook and approach;
have proven project management skills;
have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally;
be resilient, autonomous and highly credible, with exemplary commercial/business acumen, client service ethic and commitment; and
have excellent academic credentials.
Examples of recent opportunities
A US qualified lawyer supporting a major global financial services company on its LIBOR implementation project.
A mid-level transactional lawyer providing team support to a global financial services organization.
A senior banking lawyer supporting A&O's New York banking team in relation to IBOR transition projects.
A mid to senior level US financial services and regulatory lawyer providing support to a global technology company in relation to a strategically important project.
A US qualified lawyer with project finance experience supporting A&O's PENRI team in relation to various transactions.
Please note that, due to nature of the relationship between Peerpoint and our Peerpoint lawyers, we are not able to sponsor visas. Applicants are therefore required to be authorized to reside and work in the U.S.
Please note that, due to the high volume of applications, it is our policy not to provide individual feedback at the application stage.