Legal Advisor - Treasury and Trading Legal and Documentation

London, England, United Kingdom
27 Jul 2018
21 Sep 2018
Contract type
Part time

The following areas of responsibility and involvement are relevant to this role:

  • Supporting the Treasury and Trading businesses in negotiating and managing the trading documentation negotiation portfolio, covering: ISDA Master Agreements (including loan-linked ISDA Master Agreements), Credit Support Annexes and associated documentation (including loan and intercreditor documentation for loan-linked derivatives hedging); transaction confirmations; terms of business and associated trading documentation; GMRA's; and GMSLA's; online platform agreements, master give-up agreements, licences; introducer agreements; confidentiality agreements.
  • Where required, providing legal support to projects relevant to the trading space.
  • Meeting on a regular basis with stakeholders to ensure priorities and expectations are met and managed, reporting work-in-progress.
  • Managing the deal, engaging with the wider ICIB Legal team and external counsel when necessary.
  • Carry out legal research on allocated legal tasks.

Core Skills and Attributes

  • Technical Competence: paralegal or NQ lawyer able to demonstrate relevant experience and knowledge of ISDA, GMRA and GMSLA documentation architecture, and familiarity with core legal and practical issues.
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework: Knowledge of the regulatory requirements and framework for trading within relevant geographies where ICIB is active.
  • Relationship Management and communication: Ability to create and maintain strong relationships with key interfaces especially, external banks, customers, front office, legal experts and team members.
  • Risk Understanding: Ability to assess and interpret legal risks.
  • Investec Specific Knowledge: Knowledge of Investec procedures and compliance protocols (to be developed).

Any other attributes

  • Self Motivated team player

Will consider flexible/part time working for this role

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