Ca Global recruits 01 Associate Counsel

Ca Global recruits 01 Associate Counsel (Legal / Investment / Trade Finance) – Global Applications

Ca Global

Lagos, Nigeria
Associate Counsel (Legal / Investment / Trade Finance) – Global Applications
Lagos, Nigeria
Reference Number: LEEACL
*Global applications and candidates of nationalities encouraged to apply
Job Description:
World renowned Pan-African Development Finance Institution is seeking an Associate Counsel. This role will involve providing legal services in respect of the Corporation’s investment transactions, treasury transactions, administration and other contracts
Deal with the legal aspects of the Corporation’s investments and transactional matters, covering project finance, debt, equity and project development transactions;
Structure transactions in a manner that is consistent with the mandate, policies and objectives of the Corporation and provide innovative and practical solutions to legal issues pertaining to the Corporation’s transactions and activities;
Deal with the legal aspects of the credit approval process relating to transactions;
Draft, review and negotiate term sheets, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), mandate letters, project agreements, financing and security agreements;
Review conditions precedent and coordinate closing of the financing including perfection of security based on local jurisdiction requirements
Ongoing monitoring and advising on legal issues arising from closed transactions from time to time.
Deal with the legal aspects of facility agency and security agency roles relating to the Corporation’s transactions
Deal with legal aspects of restructured and non-performing loans and assets
Review and negotiate mandate letters, terms sheets and facility agreements with respect to the Corporation’s borrowings
Providing legal services in respect of the Corporation’s Eurobond issues and placements under its Global Medium Term Note Programme;
Review and negotiate mandate letters for the joint lead managers, programme agreement, agency agreement, trust deeds, listing agreement, auditors comfort and arrangement letters in respect of the bond issue and its subsequent updates.
Draft and review the legal opinions, base prospectus, conditions precedent and other offering documents for bond investors.
Review and negotiate agreements and confirmations relating to various derivatives, hedge and repurchase transactions on the basis of ISDA and GMRA.
Draft, review and negotiate legal documentation for trade finance transactions
Deal with the legal aspects of financial advisory mandates
Draft, review and negotiate strategic alliance agreements, memorandum of understanding, collaboration agreements
Provide advice on general tax issues including researching and understanding the Corporation’s status under the Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act and advising accordingly
Work on producing templates including for due diligence checklists, model agreements etc. for the Corporation
Work on knowledge sharing information on legal matters for the Corporation
Manage the work of external law firms to ensure transactions are efficiently progressed at a reasonable cost
Minimum Requirements: Qualification and Skill
Qualified Solicitor or Barrister
Post qualification experience with a legal or financial advisory firm or financial institution
Advanced degree in Law (Masters).
6-8 years minimum relevant experience
French/civil law qualification and/or experience desirable.
In-depth knowledge and appreciation of trade and project finance, debt, equity and borrowing transactions;
Ability to conduct due diligence relating to financial transactions, i.e. project finance, structured finance and corporate finance;
Lise Kotze
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance
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