Legal Counsel 3-5 PQE Derivatives - Central London

Recruiter
SSQ
Location
England, City of London, London
Salary
car, pension, healthcare
Posted
13 Jul 2018
Closes
10 Aug 2018
Ref
RH 27694
Contact
Rivka Hyman
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Contract/hours
Permanent

My client is one of Europe's largest asset managers based in Central London. An opportunity has presented for a derivatives lawyer to undertake a role in its high calibre legal team. Working in close proximity to the business, this is an opportunity to impact on the company's growth and evolution. You will enjoy a high degree of responsibility, dealing with a broad scope of work spanning the investment management space and will be working closely with relevant business teams globally.

Day to day activities will include:

  • Advising on and negotiating investment management agreements
  • Advising on, reviewing and negotiating distribution agreements including broker documentation (broker terms, custody agreements, stock lending agreements)
  • Negotiation of ISDA master agreements, credit support annexes and GMRAs
  • Drafting, negotiating and amending client-facing high value, financial services agreements

The Ideal Candidate

You will be a qualified solicitor with derivatives experience. You will have solid experience gained in private practice or in-house within an international asset manager or life group or similar. You will be an effective communicator with the ability to develop strong working relationships across the business, with external counsel and relevant regulators. You will be an intelligent individual with a willingness to learn and be involved in the growth and evolution of the business. This is a great opportunity for a lawyer looking to develop and diversify their experience in a leading global financial services organisation offering a great work life balance and benefits and bonuses.

For further information please contact Rivka Hyman at SSQ

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