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Vice President and Counsel (Commercial Finance)


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Entity

About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.


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Reference

2022-63727  

Update date

12/01/2022

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Legal

Job title

Vice President and Counsel (Commercial Finance)

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

Summary

 

Renders legal advice and services to the Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CACIB) commercial finance lines of business and distressed asset recovery team in the Americas (ex-Brazil), including senior management, front line of business officers, and support functions, in those matters assigned by and under the supervision and direction of the Director and Counsel – Head of U.S. Commercial Finance Legal Team; supervises and manages external counsel; provides advice on matters of New York law, U.S. Federal law and U.S. market practice to CACIB offices outside of the United States; works on legal department and CACIB projects as assigned.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Drafts, reviews and negotiates documentation (such as commitment and engagement letters, credit agreements, receivables purchase agreements, security agreements and guarantees) for CACIB's commercial finance lines of business and distressed asset recovery team; interprets agreements and advises on their legal effect.

 

Counsels and advises Head Office Legal Department and other legal departments in the CACIB network from time to time on matters of New York law, U.S. Federal law and U.S. market practice.

 

Identifies and analyzes the legal risk associated with new products, activities and technologies.

 

Maintains and updates form agreements used to document transactions for supported lines of business.

 

Assists in projects for the Legal Department and CACIB.

 

Supervises and manages assigned matters referred to outside counsel.

 

Participates in continuing legal education seminars of relevance to the business of CACIB and relevant industry associations (e.g., LSTA) in order to remain current in developing law and market practice.

 

 

Management and Reporting

 

Reports to Director and Counsel – Head of U.S. Commercial Finance Legal Team

 

Key Internal contacts

 

Relevant business lines

 

Key External contacts

 

Various outside counsel

 

Essential

Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, with a J.D. or LLB. Degree (top third or better class rank). 

Minimum of 4 years’ experience in-house (in a bank or financial institution) and/or at a law firm with experience in some or all of the following areas: secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated lending, acquisition finance, trade and receivables finance, commercial real estate finance, project finance, structured finance, bankruptcy and restructuring, with an emphasis on cross border transactions. 

Excellent analytical, written and communication skills. 

Solution-oriented; delivers accurate, pragmatic and actionable legal advice. 

Able to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing competing priorities.

Demonstrates professional attitude and responsiveness in handling workload and providing legal advice to clients.

Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America

City

NEW YORK

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Postgraduate degree – MA/MSc/PhD/Doctorate or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, with a J.D. or LLB. Degree (top third or better class rank)

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years

Experience

Minimum of 4 years’ experience in-house (in a bank or financial institution) and/or at a law firm with experience in some or all of the following areas: secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated lending, acquisition finance, trade and receivables finance, commercial real estate finance, project finance, structured finance, bankruptcy and restructuring, with an emphasis on cross border transactions

Required skills

Excellent analytical, written and communication skills. Solution-oriented; delivers accurate, pragmatic and actionable legal advice.

Able to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing competing priorities.

Demonstrates professional attitude and responsiveness in handling workload and providing legal advice to clients.