Allen & Overy LLP

Legal consultants (interim) - Securitisation - London

London (Central), London (Greater)
05 Nov 2018
27 Nov 2018
Role Classification
Contract Type
Experience Level
2-5yrs PQE, 5+ yrs PQE

Job description

Who we are and what we do
Peerpoint by Allen & Overy is a global platform for self-directed consultant lawyers.  Ours is a new way to amplify your talents and ambitions whilst accessing the best work, clients, support, resources (including PI insurance) and earning potential.  To find out more, please

The career you want without compromise

Maybe you want to do what you love but in a different way.  Maybe you are keen to try a new path.  Whatever your individual needs or ambitions, the one thing that every Peerpoint consultant wants, and gets, is reassurance.  The certain knowledge that you can access high-level client work, supported by a global network of resources and expertise, with the opportunity to keep choosing what you do next.  We only take you on when we see a demand for your particular expertise, making sure there is a good chance we can provide you with work on an on-going basis.  We cannot guarantee work but we are every bit as invested in moving your career forward as you are.
Join us

We are currently seeing an increased demand for Securitisation lawyers to work on assignments with our clients which include the major financial instiutions and A&O's leading securitisation practice.  

More variety. More control.

There really is no limit to the diversity of high-level work open to you. 

Client assignments can range from stepping into a team to support a project to taking on a senior manager role working on major transactions. 

Assignments are usually at least six months in duration and tend to require you work a minimum of four days per week. 

You may also have the opportunity to work within Allen & Overy on an ad-hoc basis, supporting teams when needed or joining them for fixed periods to work on a deal.
Examples of recent opportunities

  • A project role within an asset manager relating to a new marketplace lending platform
  • A maternity cover within the securitisation team of a leading global bank
  • Senior level support for A&O's practice

Key requirements

  • A right to work and reside in the UK
  • A practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles you to practise a lawyer in the UK
  • A minimum of four years' post-qualification experience at a top tier law firm in your area of expertise
  • In-house legal experience at a leading financial services institution is preferred (directly or as a secondee)
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in securitisation
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Self-starter with a commitment to building a career as a consultant and a drive to achieve at a high level whilst working as a consultant
  • Prepared to set up a personal services company - for more information, please view our guide to becoming a self-employed lawyer in the UKhere
  • Adept at leading or working within complex multi-functional, multi-national project environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally
  • Client service-focused, with exemplary client service ethic and commitment
  • Strong commercial/business acumen
  • Resilient, adaptable, autonomous and highly credible
  • Advanced organisational skills and diplomacy

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