Lending Transaction Legal Counsel

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Location: Amsterdam, Cedar

Job type: full time, 36/40 hours

The opportunity

Are you an enthusiastic and pragmatic lawyer with an affinity for and experience in the areas of corporate, project 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!

The team

Our department consists of approx. 43 lawyers. The team Sectors and Lending consists of 18 lawyers with different backgrounds. We support our internal clients in product development, lending 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 and are responsible for implementing new laws and regulations in procedures and templates.

As a strategic partner in business, we are always talking to our local and international commercial colleagues. We work together closely, verify our analyses and share knowledge with each other in an informal manner. By doing this we maximally benefit from the knowledge and experience gained, 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 via e-learning, webcasts and (virtual) classroom training, so presentation skills are appreciated.

Roles and responsibilities

In your role you will be working together with colleagues from various backgrounds, where you will be responsible for:

  • drafting, reviewing and negotiation of complex (international) finance contracts and security documentation;

  • advising internal clients on 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.

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

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;

  • flexible and someone who flourishes in a dynamic work environment.

You have:

  • a university degree in Dutch law or equivalent foreign degree;

  • a minimum of 4 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 lending transaction.

Rewards and benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at https://www.ing.jobs/netherlands/Why-ING/benefits.htm

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

• A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

• 24-27 vacation days depending on contract

• 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

• An informal working environment with innovative colleagues

• Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster

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About us

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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