In-House Counsel - Broad Emerging Markets Financing | Barclay Simpson
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In-House Counsel – Broad Emerging Markets Financing

  • London
  • Excellent compensation package & Benefits

Are you a lawyer who is passionate about the Emerging Markets space and is actively looking to move In-House or to another In-House team?


If so, this may be the role for you.


Our client is a boutique financial services organization who specialize in a variety of financing matters in the emerging markets space.

The legal team is looking to onboard a lawyer from a broad financing background to join it’s tight knit team to cover exciting work spanning across a variety of different jurisdictions.

The ideal lawyer for this position will have at least 2+ years of PQE at a leading law firm or in-house team and will be looking to take on a broad and fast paced role.

Depending on the seniority of the candidate this position can be filled at either the Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel level.

The candidate backgrounds that will be considered for this position are: Trade Finance, Commodities Finance, Project Finance, Leveraged Finance, Structured Finance, and generally any type of Emerging Markets work.

Given the strong focus on EM work in this role, additional language skills (mainly French, Dutch, Portuguese and/or Italian) would be highly desirable. That being said this is a role for an English speaker and the drafting will only be done in English.

If you are interested in hearing more about this role please reach out with your up to date CV to set up an initial conversation. The role also offers a strong compensation package, a mature approach to home working and excellent benefits.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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