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In-house (Polish) Lawyer - Structured/Project Finance - EI Bank - Luxembourg Legal Vacancy


The EIB, as the Bank of the EU, is seeking to recruit for its General Secretariat and Legal Affairs Legal Department, (Operations - Western Europe and Baltic Sea Division) at its headquarters in Luxembourg a Structured Finance/Project Finance Polish lawyer.
The successful candidate will assist the Head of Department and Head of Division. S/he will provide, together with other legal advisers, legal support to the relevant operational services.
The lawyer will perform tasks related to all of the Division's responsibilities and work independently on structured finance operations, in particular, with relation to Polish projects. S/he will draw up, as necessary, reports on completed transactions and prepare his/her own proposals when consulted on fundamental or unusual issues. S/he will:
? Create the legal framework for financing operations and guarantees, notably structured finance and project finance (drafting, advisory support, conclusion of contracts and completion of all related legal formalities) and monitor them from a legal viewpoint
? Manage high-level contacts and negotiations
? Liaise where necessary with external consultants, supervise their work
? Complete the administrative formalities vis-a-vis clients (public institutions and private enterprises)
? Undertake research and conduct legal studies on problems of law arising in connection with the Bank's operations and in the context of developing new financial instruments
The candidates should preferably be qualified in Polish law and also in common law. In the absence of one of these qualifications they should have substantial experience with an international law firm.
? Minimum five years' professional experience, notably in the field of structured financing and project financing in a law firm of international repute or a financial institution
? Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English or French and good command of the other language. Knowledge of Polish and another language of the EU would be an asset
? Familiarity with standard IT tools
? Ability to analyse, summarise and solve problems
? Ability to develop innovative legal solutions
? Ability to draft documents promptly
? Good interpersonal and negotiating skills
? Ability to argue convincingly and achieve a consensus among colleagues and third parties on official legal matters
? Team player
? Well-organised, with the ability to prioritise (meet deadlines)
Deadline for applications: 3 October 2010. For more details and to apply, please go to selecting reference JU10WWW09
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