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  • Location: Dubai
  • £ Salary: £130000 - £165000 per annum + TAX FREE per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

Our client is currently recruiting for a 7PQE+ derivatives and structured products lawyer to join their 30 lawyer legal team in Dubai. This is an exceptional opportunity for a senior legal counsel to relocate to Dubai and develop a long term career in a fast paced emerging market. You will be working with market leaders in their field.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • UK Qualified Lawyer.
  • Experience of markets products (derivatives and repo transactions), corporate and securities law concepts and a working knowledge of the laws in the major jurisdictions in which the bank operates.
  • Familiarity with industry standard documentation and concepts (eg ISDA, GMRA, ICMA, ISDA - IIFM).
  • Strong understanding of the legal and regulatory environment in which a Global Markets business operates and recent developments in that area (including cross border restrictions, Margin Rules, EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFiD 2).
  • Experience within a financial institution an advantage, but not essentia
  • Knowledge of the bank's corporate structures, its business and personnel and a clear understanding of our client's corporate culture.
  • Developing Leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Lateral thinking/problem solving.