Derivatives & Structured Products Solicitor/ Associate

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£65000 - £100000 per annum + bonus
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
13735375/001
Contact
Hamish Drake
Job Title
Solicitor
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This market leading derivatives and structured finance team is looking for a solicitor/ associate to join their team. In this role the successful candidate will have access to an impressive client base that includes global and second tier investment banks, commercial banks, brokers, asset managers and wholesale markets service providers.

Client Details

International law firm based in the City of London

Description


The Derivatives & Structured Finance Group at at this global law firm has been a market-leading practice for 25 years. They are highly ranked in all the leading directories..

The team services an impressive client base that includes global and second tier investment banks, commercial banks, brokers, asset managers and wholesale markets service providers.

The Group advises on derivatives and securities financing transactions and documentation, including drafting bespoke netting and collateral agreements, negotiating master agreements (such as ISDA Master Agreements, GMRAs and GMSLAs), drafting both structured and vanilla transaction documentation, providing guidance on new regulations, legal opinions and advising on closing out and unwinding transactions.

Structured finance work primarily involves advising trustees and corporate service providers on a range of transactions (including securitisations) and restructurings of existing deals, rather than flow arranger work. DCM is also covered by the team.


Responsibilities
  • Proactively manage own matters
  • Support the partners and senior associates on larger transactions
  • High levels of direct client contact - candidates would be expected to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Contribute towards business development strategy of the team by preparing briefing papers, attending and presenting at client seminars and developing their own contacts within organisations.

Profile

The ideal candidate will currently be at a competitor firm or in-house. Prior experience in derivatives/ structured products is not essential, as such general finance backgrounds will be considered.

Job Offer

Market leading salary + competitive bonus