Derivatives Lawyer

England, London, City of London
£80000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent benefits
17 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Jason Connolly
Practice area
Banking and finance
Full time
Contract type

This firm is very entrepreneurial and has a strong focus on companies driven by technology and innovation. You will join the City of London office, which has a unique culture which is dynamic and extremely progressive with a strong social aspect running throughout the firm with many internal sports and social clubs. For ambitious candidates, the sky is the limit; the firm has several homegrown Partners under 30 years of age. There are over 70 individuals ranked in the chambers with over six offices. You will join a very fast-growing London office which has significantly increased headcount in the last two years alone. The firm Ranked in the Top 40 and is consistently ranked highly in leading directories for Corporate; they are a European law firm with stand-out, market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors.

The firm is seeking to recruit a new Derivatives Lawyer into their City of London office.

The Derivatives practice at the firm has been market-leading for over 20 years. They are highly ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers. The team services an impressive client base that includes global and second tier investment banks, commercial banks, brokers, asset managers and wholesale markets service providers. They advise on derivatives and securities financing transactions and documentation, including drafting bespoke netting and collateral agreements, negotiating master agreements (such as ISDA Master Agreements, GMRAs and GMSLAs), drafting both structured and vanilla transaction documentation, providing guidance on new regulations, legal opinions and advising on closing out and unwinding transactions.

You will work closely Structured Finance Team where ample support resources are on hand. Both of these departments are well managed. They are ambitious and are growing quickly, you will be at the forefront of a growing department and will assist with the growth of the department. You will work as part of a friendly, supportive, and highly experienced team.

Due to the growth of the team, this role comes with good prospects for progression.

  • You will be a Derivatives Lawyer with at least four years PQE (there is no upper limit on the amount of experience)
  • You will have good technical knowledge
  • You will be ambitious and want to progress
  • The ability to work well within a team is essential
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package.

An excellent opportunity for a Derivatives Lawyer to join a progressive, top 40 firm based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.