Legal Counsel Clearing & Collateral Management Global Banking Group

  • Permanent
  • London,

Bruin Financial

Ref: 25472

Legal Counsel Clearing & Collateral Management Global Banking Group

The Role:

  • Providing legal advice and legal support to the EMEA based team covering collateral management and triparty platform services, helping clients optimise their assets and manage counterparty risk;
  • Advising on law and regulation in the UK and obtaining advice on law and regulation from EMEA legal colleagues;
  • Structuring of collateral management transactions, the preparation, maintenance and negotiation of all contract templates, including ensuring that templates remain compliant with local law and regulation;
  • Negotiating contracts, including Collateral Management Agreements and related legal controls;
  • Advising on legal aspects of developing new products and the implementation of strategic and regulatory change across EMEA
  • Advising on regulatory risk, legal risk and other legal aspects
  • Providing advice to business risk committees and other relevant committees

Candidate Profile:

  • Qualified Legal Counsel with either Private Practice or In-house experience in: institutional/wholesale banking and specifically trading, derivatives, securities financing transactions and markets-related disciplines.
  • Circa 4-8 years PQE

Expertise in any the following areas is desirable:

  • Collateral Management, Custody or Prime Brokerage or Stock Lending
  • Working knowledge of Markets regulatory frameworks;
  • Familiarity with clearing and settlement activities;
  • Stock Lending Structuring  
  • Experience with trading and derivative products;

London Or Manchester OR Edinburgh based with flexible working : 2 days / week in the office

Location: London

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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