Asset Finance Lawyer - Leading Bank

England, London, City of London
06 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
Oliver Popham
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

  • Deliver support and advice in respect of the team's activities generally across multiple offices in the UK and internationally
  • Oversee the negotiation and preparation of transnational and contractual documentation with the business and with external lawyers where instructed
  • Identify legal risks in consideration of internal credit requirements
  • Assist in various capacities with the delivery of the team's transactions and projects, special initiatives, new products, issues resolution or business opportunities
  • Liaise with all areas of compliance to ensure adherence to the company's regulatory obligations and implementation of new initiatives
  • Review and oversee external legal providers to ensure compliance with service level agreements and the Group legal policies
  • Attend and conduct alternative dispute resolution meetings
  • Ensure the team's platforms (e. contractual templates) have a robust legal risk environment
  • Provide effective legal advice/oversight and support:
  • New products;
  • Back book related matters including problematic complaints, litigation and court procedures;
  • Policies and procedures;
  • Transaction documentation such as HP, PCP, lease and loan financing agreements, terms sheets, security documents, etc;
  • Legal documentation including terms and conditions and client documentation (including consideration of unfair contract terms/matters).


  • Qualified solicitor with an asset finance background
  • Ability to assess and interpret legal risks
  • A reasonable understanding of secured lending and requirements for amending documents.