• Permanent
  • Derry
  • Job Ref:
    JO3454
  • Salary:
    Competitive

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This company is a young, dynamic and multi-award-winning financial services company that provides high quality, cost-effective, near-shore resourcing solutions for Global Investment Banks.
Operating over the last 6 years they currently employ more than 350 staff across multiple sites in NI.
Opportunities now exist in their Derry site for Legal Professionals / Associates. The successful candidates will work within teams to support Global Tier 1 Investment Banking clients across a broad range of functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out legal capacity and authority due diligence checks;
  • Review and implement advice from collateral netting and legal opinions;
  • Draft, negotiate and arrange for the execution of a wide range of legal trading documentation including, but not limited to, ISDAs, CSAs, GMRAs, GMSLAs and Prime Brokerage documentation to facilitate trading in line with current financial regulations;
  • Liaise with trading desks, client relationship teams, risk management and specialist legal teams to resolve various derivatives-related issues;
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders on client launches and priorities to ensure timely execution of all trading documentation;
  • Liaise with the appropriate teams to ensure trading accounts are activated and ready to meet Day-1 trading requirements;
  • Ensure all trading documentation is in adherence with MiFID II, Dodd-Frank EMIR and other regulatory requirements where necessary;
  • Liaise with local counsel in multiple jurisdictions to register security interests created under new client trading relationships.

What we are looking for:

  • A self-starter with a proactive approach and ability to work without supervision, someone who has excellent business judgment and problem-solving skills;
  • You will demonstrate attention to detail and high-quality standards of documentation, processes and control environment;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills, both verbally and written;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment;
  • Ability to influence people across different locations.

To be shortlisted for this role you should have:

  • Undergraduate law degree (or equivalent);
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a documentation negotiator independently analysing, drafting, negotiating and advising on a busy portfolio of client documentation requests (including ISDA/CSA/GMRA/GMSLA and other related documents);
  • Experience of working with an investment bank, asset manager, stock exchange, clearing house or depositary (either in-house or through a third-party intermediary);
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry specifically with regards to the regulations affecting the derivatives market (Dodd-Frank and EMIR);
  • Language skills, – Fluent English and it is desirable that you have Spanish, German, Italian or Dutch.
Job Contact:
David
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