Responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating the following documents: ISDA/CSA, Prime Brokerage Agreements and related ancillary documents; Master Netting Agreements; and Custody / Sub-Custody Agreements.
Review of legal opinions on netting and collateral enforceability including liaising with external counsel.
Monitoring and advising on UK and EU regulatory developments impacting the Prime Brokerage business.
Follow-up work, both internally and with counterparts to gather comments, information, review and ultimately complete agreements and prepare them for execution.
Organization of execution of completed agreements and dispatch for counterparts signature.
Follow-up work to ensure return of signed documents and completion and closing of files.
Working closely with the business owners, responding to queries on the documentation, providing updates.
i) a minimum of four years of experience in trading documentation role
ii) (for qualified lawyers) at least five years post qualification relevant experience in-house or in a law firm environment.
A niche award-winning London-based legal consultancy is looking for a senior derivatives lawyer to join a unique team with a global footprint. The successful candidate will be negotiating various industry-standard, and non-standard, master agreements.
We are looking for a qualified lawyer or suitably experienced documentation professional to join our growing company. You will support two senior legal counsels with a combined 25 year-long experience in the financial services industry, with a particular focus on reviewing and negotiating trading documentation agreements.
This role offers the opportunity to negotiate the key trading agreements for international clients, including Prime Brokerage, Futures, ISDAs/CSAs, IM regulatory margining agreements and custody documentation, including various ancillary to trading documents such as side letters and market-specific agreements.
There will also be the opportunity to assist with strategic regulatory implementation projects and the legal and documentation aspects of new products and markets. The role will include collaborating with the team and negotiating with external clients on behalf of the company to drive documentation to completion/execution.
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