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Senior Legal Counsel (Team Lead) - Fixed Income Derivatives

Jameson Legal
£100000 - £130000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2022

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Practice area
Banking and finance
Contract type
Full time
7 years+
Legal counsel
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Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to lead and build the fixed income and currencies derivatives team of a regional financial institution. This team lead role will see you influence the framework of the business whilst building and guiding a team of negotiators in undertaking the drafting and negotiation of various derivatives trading master agreements in relation to the scope of financial products to support the business. Applicants must have prior experience advising on fixed income derivatives and be happy to support the institution's global initiatives by closely collaborating with stakeholders.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • A minimum of 8PQE in fixed income/currencies derivatives, gained with the banking, or capital markets team of a leading law firm or in-house with a financial institution.
  • Admission to practice law in Singapore or other common law jurisdictions such as UK, Hong Kong, Australia or the US.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to global markets.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills in order to effectively manage key stakeholders and build internal relationships.
  • Strong ability to work autonomously and within multi-functional teams.

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Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

Please note: Where a level of experience, such as 'PQE', is indicated, please note that this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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