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The purpose of the MSEHSE Group Legal Department is to provide legal and regulatory advice to protect the MSEHSE Group’s financial wellbeing and reputation, and to assist the businesses and operations of the MSEHSE Group to understand legal risk and to comply with relevant financial services related laws, regulations, Morgan Stanley policies and standards.
The MSEHSE Group Legal Department is part of Morgan Stanley’s global legal division under the overall responsibility of the Chief Legal Officer.
The role holder reports to the MSEHSE Head of IBD / GCM / MSIM Private & Lending Legal.
Replaces in absence MSEHSE Head of IBD / GCM / MSIM Private & Lending Legal. Primary Responsibilities The Private Side Coverage Lawyer, a German qualified Lawyer, is to provide legal coverage in all kind of lending transactions (primary and secondary) to the Global Capital Markets Division (GCM) and the Fixed Income Division (FID) in relation to German and Austrian law to ensure that MSEHSE Group and related entities comply with internal policies, legal and regulatory requirements.
Furthermore, as with regard to other applicable laws to engagement and / or transactional documentation for GCM and FID lending activity, entered into by a member of the MSEHSE Group, the Private Side Coverage Lawyer is supporting the overlooking and monitoring of such engagements and transactions from a legal risk perspective for the MSEHSE Group.
The Private Side Coverage Lawyer will further support the broader private side business of the MSEHSE Group, which includes Investment Banking and GCM as well as MSIM Private business lines in their ongoing operations.
g. relationship and leverage acquisition finance)
Special Authorities : Power of attorney (Handlungsvollmacht) for MSESE and MSBAG
Skills required (essential)
The team is small and therefore requires a hands on approach which means that all lawyers are expected to get involved across the team’s portfolio of work as it continues to evolve.
In fulfilling the responsibilities of the role, the role holder should take reasonable steps to meet the following expectations :
and maintain standards of technical and / or product knowledge as needed to fulfill the requirements of your role.Adhere to Morgan Stanley Group’s policies and procedures and, where applicable, those specific to the MSESE Group (including BU / Function-specific policies and procedures).
Communicate in a manner consistent with the Firm’s culture, values and ethics; and
Provide for the protection of the Firm’s reputation.
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