In House Lawyer – Derivatives and Investment Management
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a lawyer to work to work in house for a leading legal and compliance consultancy. The successful applicant will provide legal support to the derivatives and investment management team within a prestigious investment banking client.
Daily duties will include derivatives business management and documentation, governance and conflicts management as well as IMA business management and documentation. The role involves a large volume of drafting and negotiation coupled with the ability to project manage the overall workload whilst developing strong relationships with senior management and legal stakeholders.
Candidates will possess a deep understanding of the asset management industry as well as knowledge of the client base of an institutional asset manager. Knowledge of the current regulatory framework relating to asset management such as MIFID II is essential.
A comprehensive understanding of investment management agreements is a prerequisite as well as other related commercial agreements within the asset management sector. You will have a firm grasp of funds and UCITS as well as previous experience of derivative trading documentation.
This is an ideal role for a confident, commercially minded individual who is looking to work in house. Please apply with your CV to discuss the opportunity in more detail.