Transaction Legal Counsel with a future lawyer skillset

ING

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Marktconform

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Transaction Legal Counsel with a future lawyer skillset

who knows how to think forward and helps our clients to stay a step ahead

Who are we looking for?

Are you an enthusiastic and pragmatic lawyer with an affinity for and experience in the areas of corporate and leveraged finance? Do you want to join a team which works on large finance transactions but which also focuses on automation of transaction work and innovation? If so, we are looking for you!

ING WB Legal, Amsterdam supports business units both locally and abroad and in addition to transaction support, promotes (product) innovation, implementation of relevant laws and regulations, international co-operation and harmonization of processes and products.

What are your tasks and responsibilities?

  • drafting, reviewing and negotiation of complex (international) finance contracts and security documentation;
  • advising internal clients over financing structures and legal issues and questions relating thereto;
  • working in deal teams comprising colleagues from different functions within the bank;
  • working with different stakeholders within the bank in relation to the development of new or changes to existing products;
  • creating and maintaining standard documentation;
  • develop and support legal and front office innovation initiatives;
  • key role in developing and maintaining (internal) client relationships and those with internal and external specialists; and
  • contributing to pool of specialist of knowledge and providing specialist training for internal clients.

What do we expect from you?

You have:

  • a university degree in Dutch law or equivalent foreign degree;
  • a minimum of 6 years’ experience as in-house counsel or lawyer;
  • proven knowledge of and affinity with financial services, in particular in the field of corporate and structured finance; experience with LMA documentation is a must;
  • excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken). Dutch language skills preferred;
  • experience with or a profound interest in applying technology to the delivery of legal services; and
  • ability to focus on the key risks of a transaction.

You are:

  • client focused and practical, curious, are able to think ‘out of the box’ and are open to a ‘collaborative mindset’;
  • eager to learn and develop;
  • skilled in communication, ‘to the point’, persuasive and pro-active;
  • able to deal with stress and used to tight deadlines;
  • eager to use new technology to work as efficient as possible; and
  • flexible and someone who flourishes in a dynamic work environment.

Who are we?

Our department counts around 43 lawyers. The team Sectors and Lending 1 consists of 9 lawyers with different backgrounds. We support our internal clients in product development, transactions and incidents. Our team is responsible for drafting and automating ING’s bilateral standardized loan documentation and we contribute to various innovation initiatives. We participate in legal committees of (international) banking associations. We also implement new laws and regulations. We closely work together with a second legal transaction team which deals with a variety of structured finance transactions.

As a strategic partner in business, we are always talking to our local and international commercial colleagues. We closely work together, verify our analyses and share knowledge with each other in a formal and informal manner. By doing this we maximally benefit from the gained knowledge and experience, lessons learned and best practices. We use our expertise and knowledge about new developments to the greatest extent possible. We do this via quarterly updates, one-on-one discussions, lunch & learn sessions etc.

We find it important that our business is aware of the legal ins and outs of the products they work with. We also provide a variety of training sessions f.i. via e-learning, webcasts and (virtual) class room training. That is why we stress the importance of presentation skills.

We work in accordance with ING values and each lawyer in our department has taken the Dutch banker’s oath (see ING Values).

What we offer

A job from 36 to 40 hours and a unique offer that fits in with the times of today. We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life. Discover yourself our employment conditions. ;

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience;
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work at home;
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses;
  • 24 vacation days with a 36-hour working week. If you work 40 hours a week, you will receive 27 vacation days;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 13th month salary;
  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary;
  • 8% Holiday payment;
  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realize your ambitions;
  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best.

Questions?

Contact the recruiter attached to the advertisement for more information.Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

Please note, multiple interview steps involving various business stakeholders will be part of the selection process.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Marktconform

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