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Sustainable Finance and Investment Knowledge Lawyer, Top City Firm

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Banking & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Anna Craig

  • Contact email:

    annac@ejgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0207 400 2000

  • Job ref:

    AC87722

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-31

  • Startdate:

    2022-01-10 00:00:00

Our client is a top international City firm looking to recruit a Sustainable Finance and Investment Knowledge Lawyer.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting the development, implementation and communication of the strategy for Sustainable Finance and Investment working closely with the wider financial institutions and insurance sector, the ESG Core Group, other Knowledge Lawyers and key internal stakeholders.
  • Identifying key sustainable finance and investing issues relevant to clients across the risk and return spectrum including developing, and disseminating, knowledge resources and materials
  • Developing training programmes on sustainable finance and investing issues for lawyers across relevant practice groups
  • Developing a knowledge sharing culture around sustainable finance and ESG issues among lawyers.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum of 7 years of practice experience at a law firm or equivalent, preferably with prior experience working as a Finance Knowledge Lawyer (PSL).  
  • Experience in and an enthusiasm to immerse themselves in ESG issues relating to all aspects of finance and financial services including EU sustainable finance and related legislation, industry guidance, trends and market practice.  
  • Ability to coordinate outputs from multiple practice areas and jurisdictions and develop a holistic approach.
If this is of interest, please send your CV to Anna Craig (annac@ejgroup.co.uk) for consideration.


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