Legal Counsel/ Advisor

England, London
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Raymond Farncombe
Practice area
Banking and finance
3 years
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Your new company
A Financial Services Provider with a global reach based in the heart of the City, this long-standing institution has provided for both huge international exchanges and OTC markets. They provide services across a huge variety of asset classes which include securities, exchange-traded derivatives, foreign exchange derivatives and credit default swaps. Currently looking for a commercially-minded corporate lawyer (3-5 years' PQE) to join their legal team.

Your new role
Whilst reviewing general contracts, ISDA and GMRA documentation and providing general regulatory advice to the business on areas including EMIR and MiFID, you will also provide innovative legal support and insight for new areas of business and will liaise with counsel to form new jurisdictional legal viewpoints. You will be joining a team of 6 lawyers who are supported by a team assistant and will have considerable contact with the treasury side of the business, which handles huge amounts of capital on a daily basis.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a commercially-minded corporate lawyer with 3-5 years' experience and a solid transactional background, with particular experience regarding GMRA documentation a strong preference. On top of a background in transactions, the highly-regulated yet commercially-driven nature of the role means you will be highly resourceful and will have the ability to seize the initiative whilst demonstrating integrity, responsibility and excellent written and oral communication skills.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a highly competitive salary and the opportunity to work in an environment promoting total support in the face of the commercial challenges of the role. The welcoming nature of the legal team and the business at large will provide you with an unrivalled opportunity to learn and to truly grow with the business.

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