In-house Cash Equities Lawyer, FS Broker

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
MAE14404
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.