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Legal Counsel - Derivatives - Leading International Bank

  • Location: East London
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Stephanie Bruckl
  • Expiry Date: 30 December 2020
  • Job Ref: JN -112020-454387

Our client is a leading international bank who are looking to hire a junior lawyer to join their Global Markets team.

The successful candidate will be working in a highly regarded and high performing team within the bank, focusing on derivatives and regulatory matters in relation to FX and fixed income products. You will be working closely with the business supporting on complex trades and deals. This role is unique because, it offers a broader focus as the team cover a range of different asset classes instead of having a team or individual siloed to one asset class. As such, this opportunity is ideal for a junior lawyer with strong derivatives experience who is looking to move into a broad role within a leading global institution.

Mandatory Requirements

  • NQ - 4 years PQE* experience as a qualified solicitor with experience gained in the Structured Finance/Derivatives team at a leading international or top-tier firm.
  • Strong derivatives experience, with exposure to FX and/or fixed income.


  • In house secondment experience at a leading financial organisation

*The PQE range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.

If this is something that you may be interested in, or you would like a confidential discussion about the market, please express your interest via this page or contact Stephanie Bruckl ( Please rest assured that all responses will be treated with the utmost discretion and no personal details will be released to any third party without express consent.