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and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the
world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, were 14,000
colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and
community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships
built on integrity and respect. Its part of our culture to put people first,
listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation,
speed and agility. Were a team that accepts responsibility for the future by
asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered
to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary

MUFG is seeking an
experienced structured transactional credit attorney with a minimum of 4 years
experience to support structured commercial and corporate lending transactions
and related matters. Background and substantive
experience in some or all of the following areas would be required: asset
backed lending / securitization, structured repo, trade / supply chain finance,
commodity finance, sponsor/leveraged finance, or funds finance.

Restructuring experience
involving commercial credit structures and documentation (including DIP
financings), secured transactions, debtor/creditor law, bankruptcy,
restructuring, workouts and litigation relating thereto would be a significant positive.

Corporate Title: Vice

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice, review,
    draft and negotiate documentation and provide all related legal transaction
    management activities for:
    • Structured bilateral
    • Syndicated facilities (as participant
      lender and lead lender/agent);
    • Letters of credit;
    • Other credit products, for
      example, as asset backed loans / securitisation, trade / supply chain
      finance, commodity finance, project finance, master repurchase
      agreements, sponsor/leveraged finance, or funds finance.
  • Advise and assist business
    units in the development and structuring of new and complex products and
    new business initiatives.
  • Provide legal advice and
    support with respect to strategic, legal and documentation matters and
    initiatives in relation to structuring of financing transactions.
  • Directly interact with the
    Firms clients, both in negotiating agreements and in assisting the
    business unit in explaining products to clients.
  • Advise on the legal, regulatory
    and reputational issues and risks arising in transactions and in the
    non-transactional aspects of the operation and business activities of the
    Firm (regionally, internationally and globally as required) and work
    closely with the wider Americas regulatory and international legal teams
    to serve business seamlessly.
  • Manage the legal spend with
    respect to the business area including management of relationships with
    and selection, retention and costs of external counsel.
  • Provide training on legal and
    regulatory issues to employees and other members of the business teams.
  • Participate in industry fora
    and working groups.
  • Participate in internal working
    groups and committees as relevant.
  • Advise on, participate in and assist
    in the implementation of projects, new business and any other relevant initiatives.

and experience:

  • Qualified in NY with a minimum
    of four years of experience in lending transactions.
  • Have experience working with a
    top law firm and/or significant experience working in-house within a bank
    or investment bank.
  • Have
    ability to identify and manage legal and reputational risk.


  • Have strong communication
    skills and relationship building qualities to maintain existing and build
    new relationships.
  • Strong decision making skills
    and the ability to demonstrate sound judgement.
  • A structured and logical
    approach to work.
  • Ability
    to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing and open-office environment.
  • Willingness
    to learn new areas of law to cover new businesses and initiatives.
  • Ability to prioritize
    efficiently and manage a complex time sensitive workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail
    and accuracy.
  • A calm approach, with the ability to
    perform well in a pressurized environment.

The above statements are intended to describe
the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended
to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and
skills required of personnel so classified

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity /
Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse
backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create
opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in
employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment.
Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness
of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions.
Additionally, its the banks policy to only inquire into a candidates
criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from
employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial
diversion for, certain offenses.


: Legal

Primary Location

: NEW YORK-New York

Job Posting

: Aug 21, 2020, 4:41:52 PM

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full Time

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