Legal Counsel (Property Finance)

Legal Counsel (Property Finance)

  • Shawbrook Bank are currently looking to recruit Legal Counsel to join the property finance team based in Brentwood.
  • The In-house Legal Council will proactively support the Bank’s property- based lending businesses by providing high quality legal support and advice. The Legal Counsel will also provide guidance/ training to the lending team on residential and commercial property issues on a second line basis and act as a referral/escalation point for guidance on complex, strategic, unusual, high value or high-risk lending transactions.
  • Your key accountabilities include but are not limited to: working closely with the Bank’s property lending divisions to advise on policy, documentation, process improvements and to act as an interface between the division’s lending teams and the Bank’s external conveyancing solicitors and where required, to support the property lending divisions and the wider in-house legal team on broader commercial law issues/contract negotiation.
  • You will have received wide ranging commercial property training and experience within a first-rate law firm or in-house environment, ideally to include some element of corporate support and/or property finance.
  • You will be an expert in advising on and negotiating commercial property/property finance documentation.

Shawbrook Bank Limited

Shawbrook is a specialist UK savings and lending bank founded in 2011 to serve the needs of SMEs and individuals in the UK with a range of lending and saving products. At 31 December 2018 our total lending reached £5.9 billion and we have now raised more than £5.0 billion in customer deposits.

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