Structured Products Lawyer

Recruiter
SSQ
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Nov 2021
Closes
16 Dec 2021
Ref
JM Struct Products
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

SSQ is pleased to partner with a leading global professional services company to recruit lawyers at various levels of PQE from junior (NQ+) up to senior (7+ PQE). The firm is looking for lawyers with structured products experience to join their Financial Services team in a high growth department. This team has been billed as one of the fastest growing practice areas within their network. Their financial services clients include some of the largest global institutions across banking, insurance asset and wealth management.

The multidisciplinary team operates across the UK, meaning that there are opportunities to be based in any one of their offices in London / Manchester / Leeds / Birmingham or Belfast. There are opportunities for hybrid working, also some occasional travel may be expected.

This role represents an opportunity for lawyers motivated to be part of the future of in-house legal services and sole real business problems, working in a fast-moving, innovative and a technology enabled environment.

The roles involve:
-Drafting, assessing, reviewing and executing a wide range of structured products and legal derivatives documentation;
-Advising on structured products and derivatives regulatory matters including IBOR Transition, ESG, BRRD, PRIIPs and various regulatory requirements relevant to banks, funds, asset managers, insurers and contrasting financial institutions;
-Supporting clients in the negotiation and execution of a range of transactions and developing associated playbooks.

Applicants of all levels should have a robust knowledge of the structured products regulatory space and be experienced in advising on a range of structured products and documentation. Moreover, the firm is looking for their candidates to have the capacity to learn quickly in a fast moving, innovative and technology driven environment. Senior candidates will be expected to ensure client delivery and manage / motivate teams.

For further information please contact Jack Mullen at SSQ on jack.mullen@ssq.com.

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