Legal Counsel

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
16 Jan 2017
Ref
MAE
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, a well-established investment bank in the City is looking for a 3 PQE+ derivatives lawyer for a front office transactional and regulatory role.

THE ROLE

You will be reporting directly to the Head of Derivatives, Legal and will work alongside the wider team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Transaction Management and advisory on all phases of legal transaction processes
  • Product coverage includes: securities, derivatives including repurchase agreements
  • Draft, review and negotiate transactional legal documentation for these products,
  • Advising on current and upcoming regulations affecting the day to day front office transactions

THE CANDIDATE:

  • The ideal candidate will have c.2 years PQE+* derivatives solicitor from private practice and in-house.
  • Technical knowledge of securities and derivatives products is essential
  • Experience and demonstrable understanding of the MIFID II, EMIR is desirable

*Candidates outside of this bracket will be considered if they are able to demonstrate the prerequisite experience required.