AVP Legal Counsel Structured Products Global Investment Bank

Competitive Salary
12 Feb 2021
12 Mar 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading Global Investment Bank is seeking an AVP Legal Counsel Structured Products ( 1-3 years PQE) 

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake a broad range of non-contentious transactional and regulatory advisory work with a particular focus on credit linked structured products. 
  • Regular exposure to securities regulators (in particular the FCA and the CBI In Ireland), external law firms, and business managers
  • Advise the Markets business on complex transactions including with a particular focus on credit linked securities but also including quantitative investment strategies, fund linked transactions, multi-asset issuances and collateralised programmes.
  • Advise, educate and implement regulatory change in collaboration with Legal and Compliance teams across Markets, Treasury, DCM and Wealth in the area of structured investment products and investment strategies with a particular focus on  credit and EU regulatory initiatives (including the Prospectus Regulation, MiFID II and PRIIPS).
  • Drive investor focused enhancements to documentation standards
  • Provide guidance to various governance forums on legal risks and regulatory developments. 
  • Develop governance procedures for structured products and other parts of the Markets business.
  • Advising Markets business on credit linked structured products, delivered through a security format. 
  • Enhancing issuance documentation, term sheet documentation and other investor facing documentation.
  • Drafting and negotiating client agreements (distribution agreements, introducer agreements, platform agreements etc.)

Key Requirements 

  • Qualified lawyer.
  • Top tier private practice preferably with previous in-house experience at a top tier financial institution.
  • Subject matter expert in structured investment banking products and relevant financial regulation.
  • background in structured products, credit, investment strategies, derivatives or DCM. 

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