Assistant Vice President, Securitized Products/Securitization Attorney
New York, NY
Securitization lawyer role that will be part of the Securitized Products Legal team in Americas, providing legal support to businesses involved in the financing, structuring, syndication, issuance, trading and distribution of Securitized Products, advising the Barclays transaction committees in the Americas and working with business personnel across Securitized Products within the Investment Bank. You'll have primary coverage responsibility for multiple asset classes (commercial and residential mortgages, servicing assets, credit card receivables, auto loans, student loans and esoteric assets) and transaction types (capital markets, loan repo financing, conduit lending and securities trading) and will be responsible for the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a variety of matters, such as underwriting/purchase agreements, engagement letters, legal opinions, and confidentiality agreements.
What will you be doing?
Together with other members of the Securitized Products Legal team, the role holder will work closely with business personnel and other related stakeholders (within Legal, Compliance, Operations, Finance, Tax, Risk, etc.) to manage the execution of Securitization transactions and the legal issues relating to them. Such transactions are executed across desks in Securitized Products Banking (Consumer ABS Origination, Esoteric ABS Origination, Residential Mortgage Origination, CMBS Origination, Structuring and Conduit), Banking Syndicate, Credit (ABS/CMBS Trading), Fixed Income Financing, Macro Trading and Sales.
You will lead matters and negotiation of legal agreements with external Securitized Products clients, including engagement letters, non-disclosure agreements, and ancillary letter agreements.
You will will work with external counsel to efficiently manage the execution of a large volume of transactions in the relevant Securitization coverage areas.
What we're looking for:
Skills that will help you in the role.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent legal analytical skills, with the ability to think creatively and identify innovative solutions as well as the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts and ideas.
The ideal candidate will have proven skills in legal and regulatory risk management.
Where will you be working?
Barclays' U.S. headquarters is located at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York, NY. At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.
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