Legal Counsel to BNP Paribas

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Legal Counsel to BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a European leader in banking and financial services, with a significant and growing international presence. The Group has one of the largest international banking networks, a presence in over 70 countries and around 200 000 employees. The Group has two main business areas: Retail Banking & Services and Corporate & Institutional banking and is recognized as a market leader in each of these areas.

Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) provides to its clients financing, advisory and capital market services. It is a globally recognized leader in many areas of expertise including among others structured financing and derivatives across a variety of asset classes. CIB also has a solid corporate advisory franchise in Europe and Asia.

The Nordic region is strategic for BNP Paribas and one of the regions selected in the Group´s growth plan. BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking has been present in the Nordics since 1985. BNP Paribas CIB has a branch in each of the four countries and we are today around 190 employees. Our customers are large Nordic industrial companies, financial institutions, shipping and energy companies, as well as international groups.

The BNP Paribas Group is also represented in the Nordics by Alfred Berg, Cardif, Arval, BNP Paribas Factor, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management, Express Bank, SevenDay Bank and BNP Paribas Exane.

During a 12-month parental leave BNP Paribas is now looking for a legal counsel to be part of their legal team in Stockholm.

Job Description:
You will be part of a legal team advising BNP Paribas on various legal matters arising in Sweden and Finland and have a key role in ensuring that the legal services provided in the region are qualitative, consistent and provided in a timely manner.

You will work closely with a diversified CIB business in a fast moving, international environment, always cooperating with colleagues all over the world and support the Swedish and Finnish business and service their day-to-day transactional and regulatory legal requirements and queries. You will also be required to be proactively engaged in legal and regulatory projects and issues that affect all BNP Paribas business lines both in Sweden and in the Nordic Region. You will be responsible for monitoring Swedish legal markets and maintaining awareness of Swedish legal developments and BNP Paribas policies and guidelines.

In this role you will also provide other BNP Paribas legal staff with advice, assistance and support with regard to Swedish law issues and cooperate with both national and international colleagues for foreign legal issues for Swedish clients as well as contribute to the development of standard agreements and templates together with legal guidelines for products and documentation as appropriate and assist in keeping such documentation as well as guidelines, policies and procedures updated.

Who you are:
You have a Swedish Law Degree LL.M and approximately 3-5 years´ relevant working experience in M&A/Corporate, regulatory or banking and finance preferably including experience from work in a law firm and/or an investment or corporate bank. You are familiar with LMA standard loan documentation and experienced in the legal aspects of M&A and Corporate Investment Banking.

You have the ability to work both independently and in a team with a strong sense of teamwork as well as excellent communication, negotiation and drafting skills in both Swedish and English. You are solution focused and have the ability to act calmly and professionally in a demanding and fast moving business environment. You are also Independent, rigorous and commercial and have strong time management and prioritising skills. You are comfortable and confident advising the business

What we offer:
You will be reporting to Head of CIB Legal Sweden and Finland and be part of a team of total three lawyers and one trainee. You will be located in nice premises in the central parts of Stockholm. You will get an opportunity to work on an international level with very nice and competent colleagues. You will be a part of a European leader in banking and financial services during a 12 months´ period starting as soon as possible.

How to apply?
In this process, BNP Paribas is supported by Jurek Law. Interviews will be carried out as applications are received, so please apply as soon as possible via www.jurek.se Please note that we do not accept applications via e-mail and your application should be in English. For any questions, please contact Consultant Manager Matilda Karlsson by phone 0736905018 or email matilda.karlsson@jurek.se

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