Senior Corporate and Investment Legal Counsel

Senior Corporate and Investment Legal Counsel

South Pole

London, United Kingdom

Job summary:

In your role as Senior Corporate and Investment Legal Counsel, you will oversee the corporate-related legal aspects of our activities in an investment-focused role. This is an exciting and hands-on role, where you will ensure that the companies of the group are fulfilling their corporate obligations, but also participate in the growth of the group. Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of Legal & Compliance, you will work together with various internal and external stakeholders on a wide variety of corporate and investment-related topics.

Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Support the creation of new subsidiaries worldwide:
    • Support the investment team in building the business case, assessing and advising on the best solution to create an entity in a given country, from a regulatory perspective;
    • Support the drafting of the legal documentation and the incorporation, together with the Corporate Finance team.
  • Support to external growth: support in building the business case, drafting and negotiating a variety of external growth operations (joint venture, private equity financing, transactional M&A);
  • Support for the strategic investment of the group (investment in climate projects, support for the funds' activities, etc.);
  • Draft a variety of corporate and investment-related contracts: term sheets, loan agreements, share purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, articles of incorporation, etc.;
  • This is a hands-on role and you’ll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times.

Requirements:

Essential

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Law;
  • Several years PQE;
  • Strong experience as an in-house counsel;
  • Previous experience in M&A and investment operations;
  • Strong skills in drafting legal documents;
  • Solid stakeholder management and engagement skills;
  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Excellent business acumen;
  • Be responsible and result-oriented;
  • Excellent English language skills (written and oral);
  • Analytical, problem-solving skills;
  • Management and organizational skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Desirable

  • Additional language skills would be a plus;
  • Experience in a fund or venture capital company would be a plus.

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