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Derivatives Lawyer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90000.00 - £110000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

Forming part of the Derivatives legal team and reporting into a senior lawyer, the Derivatives Lawyer will be responsible for advising the bank's FX and Rates business, including its fund solutions business.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting the FX and rates business, with a particular focus on the Funds Solutions business, on its transactions.
  • Reviewing documentation as well as identifying legal, regulatory, credit issues relevant to transactions, whilst providing general support and advice.
  • Liaising with other key departments across the business, including Compliance, Trade Support, Credit and other risk departments.
  • Advising stakeholders on industry developments such as LiBOR transition, Initial Margin, 2021 ISDA Definitions and various ISDA protocols.
  • Advising on regulatory change and implementation affecting the business.
  • Advising on issues relevant to new product launches.

Key requirements

  • The client believes the role would be best suited to England and Wales qualified solicitors with at least 1-4 years' PQE (although candidates of all levels will be considered upon merit).
  • Experience with OTC derivatives and knowledge on transactional matters and regulations affecting derivatives products.
  • Strong experience in drafting and negotiating standard and complex derivatives documentation.

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