Senior ISDA Negotiator

Paris (Département), Ile-de-France (FR)
20 Feb 2019
20 Mar 2019
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Elevate is recruiting for a French Qualified Lawyer with a minimum of 3 years PQE to draft and negotiate ISDA Master Agreements for a Global Bank in Paris on a 6- month contract. You must have 6 -months experience of relevant ISDA experience in France.

Key duties:

  • You will be involved with Brexit re-documentation efforts.
  • You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating ISDA Master Agreements.
  • You will be conversant with EMIR and MiFid II
  • You will be responsible for derivative agreement negotiation to include French domestic master agreements and French Law Governed ISDAs
  • You will also provide more general assistance with this project to the Legal team in Paris and London.

You might be the right person if you:

  • Like the sound of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment for a market leading organisation.
  • Like working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries.
  • Embrace the use of technology tools to facilitate your work.
  • Work well independently as well as with teams.

Essential experience and skills for success:

  • A minimum of 6 months experience of ISDA negotiations, MifiD and EMIR experience
  • Proven ability to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment.
  • Dependable, responsive, and committed to producing high quality work.
  • Flexible, and willing to pitch in on matters and projects to better serve our clients, even if the work falls outside your normal scope of duties.
  • Excellent written skills, particularly depicting complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Professionalism in both verbal and written work.
  • High integrity and ethical compass.
  • Excellent listening as well as communication skills and the judgment to know which skill to use in a given setting.


  • Qualified Lawyer.