Equities Lawyer- Global Markets ( Tier 1 investment bank)
Tier 1 investment bank seeks a lawyer with at least three years post qualification experience to join the equities legal team, focusing on supporting our cash equity and equity derivative trading businesses. The role involves a mix of transactional, trading and regulatory advice across a broad range of equity products. The equities legal team covers the full spectrum of equity products and trading activities including our equities execution platforms, benchmarks business, funds platform, strategic equity derivatives and margin lending. The team advises on the structuring and execution of transactions, development of new platforms and services, regulatory and market structure matters, and advises on all aspects of legal and reputational risk.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
- Assisting our equity businesses with a wide range of regulatory issues, including in relation to equity market infrastructure, derivatives and broader financial industry developments (such as ESG, EU and UK regulatory developments)
- Advising on a variety of product and cross-border legal issues, in particular in relation to our cash, ETF and equity derivative trading desks
- Assisting with the structuring, negotiation and drafting of client and transactional documents, including coordination with external counsel
- Monitoring and advising on regulatory and market developments impacting our equities businesses
The successful Candidate will have experience advising on regulatory and transactional matters (preferably equity-related). We would be delighted to hear from candidates with a pure FS non contentious regulatory background who are looking to focus in equities too.