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Derivatives and Securities Financing Associate

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Birmingham
Sectors UK & Regional
Job Reference UK01/KSD/25999
Contact Kirstin Duffy
Date posted 12-05-2017

Our client, a leading International Bank is seeking to appoint an experienced lawyer to join its high calibre legal team, as the Principal Negotiator in a collegiate and collaborative group, responsible for the over the counter and listed clearing documentation.

You will be the liaison between Front Office, Credit Risk partners and other infrastructure groups, providing advice that supports activities across the bank and ensures compliance.
Advising, drafting and negotiating Clearing and Transactional documents, contractual provisions ,you will resolve negotiation deadlocks.
• Advising on a variety of risk management and cross-border legal issues
• Advising on the practical impact on trading businesses and providing training of more junior lawyers
Skills required:
Solicitor or International Bar qualified 1+ PQE gained working at a leading law firm or financial services institution. We will consider both junior, mid-level and senior candidates if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies:
• Strong understanding of banking and financial services products.
• Flexible and self starting approach; solutions orientated .
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Team player and technical point of reference for others in the team
This is an ideal opportunity for a lawyer to further their experience in a young team which has established an excellent working culture.

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