Legal Counsel - Client Technology

Skill Farm
Posted Nov 17
Full Time
New York

**Primary Responsibilities

** Provide legal analysis for distressed credits and support for workouts and restructurings

Provide day to day support to fixed income research analysts and portfolio managers on issues related to investments in syndicated leveraged loans and high yield bonds, including legal analysis of credit documents and bond indentures

Provide internal legal advice for Barings investment and managed accounts

Build relationships with and work alongside teams within the business including Product Management, Distribution, Operations, Compliance and Risk functions and other members of the global Legal Team, as appropriate

Assist with the identification of legal issues and retain and interface with external law firms in order to render appropriate legal advice


** Minimum 5 years of experience working on legal issues involving distressed debt, leveraged loans or corporate finance at a law firm or financial institution

Preference for a background in financial restructuring, special situations and distressed scenarios

Strong negotiating skills and ability to work through complex credit situations

Ability to appropriately prioritize tasks, organize, and coordinate work while showing initiative, independence and sound judgment

Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

Ability and willingness to take ownership and responsibility for tasks

Willingness to go beyond existing areas of ise and work in new areas of law relevant to the business

High standards of personal integrity and sound business judgment

Significant interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully deal with internal colleagues, external counsel, and other third parties at senior levels