Aviation Finance Legal Counsel

Posted 11 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Legal & Company Secretarial
Contact NameCassidy Bishop

Job description

This is a superb opportunity with an entrepreneurial and inclusive international bank. In this varied role you will support the implementation of aviation finance transactions and work closely with compliance, operational, legal and external stakeholders.

This role will suit an ambitious lawyer who enjoys partnering with stakeholders, developing relationships and being part of a cohesive (and fun!) team. The core responsibilities of the role include:

  • Supporting the business to deliver a broad variety of financial solutions
  • Assisting with the execution and structuring of finance
  • Arranging asset finance solutions for lessors and airlines
  • Advising on corporate governance, funds established by the business, portfolios and balance sheet management
  • Ensuring an excellent quality of deal structure and supporting the minimisation or risk
  • Due diligence including consulting with internal teams to gain credit approvals
  • Negotiating transaction documentation
  • Building and developing internal and external relationships
  • Supporting the delivery of strategic business wide projects

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and credentials:

  • A sound understanding of asset finance, and ideally aviation finance (indicative 2+ PQE)
  • A qualified legal background with a genuine interest in the aviation market
  • A very good knowledge of banking/finance documentation
  • A knowledge of funds, funds strategy, balance sheet activity and structured finance mandates
  • The ability to work as part of a cohesive team and independently
  • A high level of self-motivation and integrity

The rare opportunity will provide excellent long term career prospects, a supportive environment alongside ongoing personal development opportunities.