Legal Counsel

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
06 May 2019
Ref
AM42662
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

A European investment bank are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel for their in-house team in London. You will sit within legal and be part of the bank's broader central team in this full-time, 6-month fixed term contract role with view to extend.

Responsibilities of your new role

Your core duties as In-House Counsel will include:

  • Working and coordinating with transaction lawyers and negotiators on netting projects, knowledge management, and documentation project management
  • Reviewing legal opinions on the enforceability of close-out netting and collateral arrangements for counterparties in relevant jurisdictions
  • Producing legal opinion netting reports; and
  • Assisting the Global Netting Co-ordinator to produce and update template forms of netting report, collateral report and instructions to law firms for the provision of legal opinions

Candidate requirements

The business seeks a Legal Counsel who demonstrates:

  • 2+ years of PQE gained in-house or in private practice
  • A working knowledge of or exposure to close-out netting and collateral arrangements for master agreements and clearing agreements
  • Some experience and knowledge of derivatives
  • An awareness of the key regulatory developments in relation to derivatives, clearing and collateralisation

Salary

The successful Legal Counsel will be offered a competitive base salary, dependent on experience.

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Please apply today to be considered immediately for this excellent Derivatives focused Legal Counsel opportunity in London.

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