Part-time Knowledge Lawyer, DCM / Securitisation

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job ref:

    b41205431fb3

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-09

  • Client:

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The TeamThe wider team is made up of four practice areas: capital markets,securitisation / structured finance, derivatives and corporate trustee.The DCM and Corporate Trustee teams advise sovereign, quasi-sovereignand corporate issuers, investment banks, dealers, and trustees on theentire spectrum of cross-border debt capital markets transactions(including Shariah-compliant structures) in a broad range oftransactions under English, New York and Canadian law, includinghigh-yield, investment grade and sovereign debt (in both public andprivate transactions and in both programme and stand-alone form),exchangeable and convertible bonds, commercial paper programmes,exchange offers, tender offer and consent solicitations, as well asdebt restructurings. The team's experience extends to debt issuesunder Canada's Multijurisdictional Disclosure System (adopted by theUS SEC and Canadian securities regulatory authorities) and debtofferings registered with the US SEC.The Securitisation team advises arrangers, funders, originators,service providers, trustees and insurers (both private and publicsector) on a wide spectrum of securitisation, warehousing and coveredbond transactions. Asset classes on which we frequently advise includeresidential mortgages, business lending, lease receivables, consumerreceivables, trade receivables and whole business securitisations. Ourpractice is evenly split between UK based and international clients.The RoleA rare opportunity to join the London office of a premier firm as apart-time knowledge lawyer specialising in DCM and / orSecuritisation. The role will allow a collaborative team player towork alongside other knowledge lawyers in a wider know-how communityas part of a fast-paced, intellectually rigorous team in a busy,structured, supportive and dynamic environment. The role will involve:* Tracking legislative, regulatory, case law and industrydevelopments in DCM and Securitisation (including with respect tothe Prospectus Regulation, Securitisation Regulation, TransparencyDirective, MAR and MiFiD), ensuring frequent feedback on the same tofee earners to help keep them up to date with such* Acting as a sounding board for lawyers to discuss the legal issueswhich they face in their transactions and providing assistance tolawyers in their research.* Attending relevant external association calls / working groups,developing NRF presence therewith, updating fee earners withdevelopments and assisting with the production of papers for suchassociations if required.* Providing knowledge support in relation to ad hoc queriesfrom fee earners.* Providing knowledge support to business development initiatives.* Assisting with preparing and delivering legal training (internaland external).* Drafting high level material for external publications and workingwith partners and PR to identify topics of interest and likelycandidates for* Feeding into the team's know-how strategy and implementing suchstrategy by promoting the use of internal databases and searchengines and by devising and implementing systems for know-howcollection (research notes, transactional documents, trainingmaterials ).* Briefing fee earners going on client secondments on availableknow-how resources and be a first point of contact for secondee queries.* Developing and maintaining links with knowledge lawyers in otherrelevant departments within the firm (e.g. banking, corporate,restructuring and tax) to ensure that areas of common interest tomore than one department are appropriately covered.Skills and Experience Required* Qualified experienced mid-to-senior lawyer a recognised DCM /Securitisation team. (Previous experience as a knowledge lawyerwould be beneficial but is not a pre-requisite for this role).* Experience of and expertise in working on DCM / Securitisation transactions.* Self-starter with a desire and ability to continuously acquire,build upon and share knowledge.* Ability to think laterally and good understanding of what partnersand clients require.* Experience (or interest) in the collation, storage and delivery of knowledge.* Excellent oral and written communication skills.* Excellent legal research skills.* Strong academics.At Norton Rose Fulbright we welcome receiving directcandidate applications via our careers page.If you would like to ask any specific questions beforehand,please contact Heather Steele atheather.steele@ (enquiries only please - wedo not accept applications by email)Diversity and InclusionAt Norton Rose Fulbright we value difference and promote a culture ofrespect for each individual. We encourage workforce diversity in allaspects and at all levels and in doing so create an environment whereeveryone can realise their full potential and career ambitions on thebasis of merit and skill.If you are unable to apply for a position online or require anyreasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please contactour Recruitment team on london.recruitment@The Norton Rose Fulbright office in London has been awarded theDisability Two Ticks Symbol by Jobcentre Plus. The symbol identifiesthose employers who have agreed to meet five commitments regarding therecruitment, employment, retention and career development of disabled people.We want to support your application as best we can. For that reason,we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS). This means thatapplicants with a disability need only meet the minimum qualifyingcriteria for a role to qualify for an interview under the scheme.To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at Norton RoseFulbright please click on the following link http://www./corporate-responsibility/diversity-and-inclusion/Norton Rose FulbrightNorton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world'spreeminent corporations and financial institutions with a fullbusiness law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers and other legalstaff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia,Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the keyindustry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure,mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and lifesciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, weleverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal,regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clientswith practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facingtheir businesses.Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global businessprinciples of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide thehighest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices andto maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate theactivities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itselfprovide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has officesin more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York,Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For moreinformation, see /legal-notices.Law around the world