New contract role - Custody Lawyer - Tier 1 Investment Bank

Recruiter
Eximius Law
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive day rate
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
04 Apr 2019
Ref
MW37828
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Banking/Finance, Derivatives, Funds
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

My client is a tier one investment bank looking to hire a Custody lawyer on an initial contract basis. 

Key responsibilities include - 

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on non-standard/bespoke and complex custody agreements, correspondent banking agreements and collateral management agreements and other associated documentation as well as amendments to each of these documents. Producing contractual supporting documentation in accordance with set parameters, and escalating where appropriate
  • Advising on regulatory requirements and licensing requirements that are needed for the relevant  legal entity to hold assets and cash. This may involve considering non-UK requirements. 
  • Identifying, advising on and escalating key legal risk issues
  • Providing legal advice, support and guidance to the project team and GM front and back office (including Global Network Management and the trading desks)

A strong candidate should have a broad based financial services and corporate law background with a focus on custody, correspondent banking and  collateral management and securities servicing related activities including cross border experience.

To apply for the role please send your CV to miriam.warburton@eximius.com or call 02076486954 for more information. 

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