AVP Legal Counsel Structured Products Global Investment Bank

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
12 Feb 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2021
Ref
10002
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Banking
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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