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Corporate and Investment Bank – Legal – Global Trade and Lending Products – Assistant Vice President

Req #: 170103426
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Legal
Job Description:
Corporate and Investment Bank – Legal – Global Trade and Lending Products – Senior Counsel – Assistant Vice President
The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase seeks a lawyer based at its offices at 25 Bank Street, London to support the trade finance and lending activity within its Global Trade & Lending Products (GTLP) business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.  GTLP provides a full range of market-leading solutions to support the trade finance and lending activity of corporations and financial institutions globally. The Legal Department of JP Morgan Chase & Co. comprises over 1500 professionals globally.
The successful candidate will be a member of the Corporate & Investment Bank Legal team within the JPMorgan Legal Department advising across the spectrum of cross border and international trade finance and lending transactions: including general bank lending, supply chain finance, export finance and traditional trade (including, letters of credit and bills of exchange).

Key responsibilities include assisting in the structuring, documentation and negotiation of both trade finance and other credit related transactions and identifying and advising on related legal issues.

  • Strong experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan documentation - including confidentiality agreements, terms sheets, mandate letters, facility agreements and related guarantee and security documents.
  • Broad-based general banking experience gained in a leading law firm or financial institution.  Trade finance experience would be an advantage.   
  • Astute commercial awareness, with ability to think cross-product and learn the essentials of new financial products and industries quickly.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work independently, manage complex projects, exercise good judgment and work effectively in challenging business environments.
  • Lawyer must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction
  • Fluent English speaker. Other languages would be an advantage.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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