In-house Cash Equities Lawyer, FS Broker

London (Central), London (Greater)
Dependent on experience
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Cash Equities Lawyer to join well- established securities brokerage firm. The desired candidate will have 2-4* years PQE gained within a financial services environment in particular brokerage or with exposure to cash equities. ROLE: This role will be dynamic and challenging and include a variety of work such as: Negotiating brokerage terms of business, commission sharing arrangements, give-up agreements and electronic connectivity terms; Reviewing and negotiating custody and clearing agreements as they relate to the cash equities business; Reviewing membership (and related) contractual and other documentation for exchanges, including multilateral trading facilities; Reviewing, drafting and negotiating of commercial contracts such as engagement letters, IP/IT agreements, NDAs and ad-hoc agreements. Liaise with lawyers working in other jurisdictions on cross-border initiatives Work alongside the compliance team and other control functions, to provide legal input/assistance on new business initiatives, regulation implementation exercises and other internal projects; Instructing and liaising with external counsel, as required CANDIDATE • The ideal candidate will have 2-4* years PQE in-house within a Financial Services organisation or private practice firm • French Language skills is highly desirable *Candidates outside of this bracket will be considered if they are able to demonstrate the prerequisite experience required.