• Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Riverbank SA
  • 08 janv. 19

Head of Legal/Senior Transaction Lawyer (in-house)

RiverBank is looking to recruit for its office a Head of Legal/Senior Transaction Lawyer, who will focus on the loan origination

Company Profile

RiverBank is a specialised lender dedicated to financing Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) with an initial focus on the Benelux and Germany. RiverBank received a full European Banking Licence from the European Central Bank in March 2017.

RiverBank’s mission is to combine the best of the fintech and banking world. As experienced bankers, we commit the bank's balance sheet to grant loans which we analyse using a fundamental credit approach. As a fintech player, we use a network of advisors, banks and accountants to digitally source, process and monitor the loans we originate.

Department Profile

The Legal Department of RiverBank is responsible for providing legal services and advice to the bank, its Management and its Departments as well as to manage the legal risks involved in the bank’s operations. One of the core roles of the Legal Department is to accompany from a legal point of view the loan origination process to SME’s and to manage the legal aspects throughout the term of the loans including, if need be, the debt collection.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Advising on all legal and regulatory matters relating to the bank’s SME lending activity with a focus on the Dutch market
  • Supporting the on-boarding of new structures, drafting and negotiating contractual arrangements and reviewing offering documents
  • Acting as a gatekeeper and closely interact with different departments to help manage legal risks
  • Assessing new regulatory developments and advising on potential business impacts and opportunities


Skills required

  • University degree in law
  • Minimum 10 years of experience, preferably within a bank or a Banking / Litigation Department of a Law firm
  • Fluent in English and Dutch or German 
  • Strong writing skills and drafting capabilities 
  • Excellent knowledge of legal matters pertaining to the granting of loans and collateral documentation under Dutch and/or German law
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details
  • Able to take responsibilities and to work autonomously


As a starting company, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team work. RiverBank will offer an entrepreneurial environment within the regulatory banking framework - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. Apply today to become part of our team.