Senior Legal Negotiator
Salary £60,000 - £90,000 per annum
Consultant Kayla Powell
Date posted 07 March 201811 Slingsby Place, St Martin's Courtyard London, WC2E 9AB Robert Walters United Kingdom
A global financial service institution is currently seeking a Senior Documentation Negotiator to join their team based in London. The role holder will need to produce, negotiate and execute master agreement documentation supporting the Prime Services and Agency Derivatives Services businesses
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Negotiation of contract documentation for identified counterparties using standard Barclays contract templates (e.g. ISDA/CSAs, GMRA, GMSLA, FX Prime Brokerage Agreements, ISDA FIA OTC Clearing documentation, and Futures Terms of Business);
- Drive development of legal documentation teams around all relevant issues including working with offshore teams and be able to anticipate required actions further to upcoming regulatory changes;
- Fully and independently manage relationships for certain products and master agreements across the Prime Services/ADS space at a level expected of a Vice President;
- Partner closely with advisory Legal teams in particular to help develop and/or update templates, negotiation guidelines and fall-backs for master agreement documentation and be able to proactively identify relevant. issues;
Essential Skills Include:
- Demonstrate expertise in market-standard derivative documentation and an ability to pick up legal and commercial concepts quickly for master agreements that they are not familiar with;
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and verbal communications and be able to do so with those not familiar with the documentation in a high pressure environment
- Understand the role and importance of legal risk management in the context of document negotiation and be aware of regulatory developments in derivatives;
- Educated to degree level ideally qualified lawyer.
If you are a driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this Senior Documentation Negotiator position is the job for you. Apply today!