Transactional Lawyer – (Project Development / Project Finance / Equity Investment / Quasi-equity / Infrastructure, Casablanca, Morocco

Northern Africa
Posted 7 months ago

Reference No. JA-023

Reference Number: JA-023


Responsibilities:


  • Provide legal advice and support to transactional deal teams in connection with equity and quasi-equity investments and other types of investment transactions.
  • Assume primary lawyer responsibility for new and portfolio investments.
  • Draft and review legal documentation and conduct due diligence.
  • Negotiate with external counterparties.
  • Advise on the selection of outside counsel, supervise outside counsel and manage legal costs.
  • Obtain and expand country knowledge, experience and best practices arising from the business and effectively share this knowledge internally.
  • Other items to be determined by the General Counsel from time to time.


Minimum Requirements


  • Qualified to practice law in one or more jurisdictions.
  • At least 8 years post-qualification relevant law firm and/or financial institution and/or development institution experience
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in English and, preferably also, French.
  • Significant experience in equity investment, with a preference for equity investments in infrastructure transactions.
  • Experience in fund formation and management is helpful.
  • Experience in infrastructure project financing is helpful.
  • Ability to identify, assess and summarize legal, regulatory, commercial and operational risks.
  • Ability to handle complex corporate and commercial transactions independently.
  • Willingness to assume multiple roles and tasks to meet changing business needs and an ability to foresee, troubleshoot and effectively resolve conflicting issues and challenges.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to deal sensitively in a multicultural environment and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround expectations.
  • Business oriented.
  • Detail oriented, with an ability to distinguish among issues of varying priority
  • Exemplary writing skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively.


Location:


  • Casablanca, Morocco


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to jadams@caglobalint.com .


Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.


Jamie Adams


Recruitment Specialist


CA Finance


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