Securities Trading / Derivatives Lawyer (3+PQE)
Our client is an algorithmic and behavioural trading proprietary trading house with 100 staff. Having begun to create a Legal Department around its fast-growing employee base, bringing in a highly regarded GC from an algo funds background, they now seek to hire a lawyer with a significant background in sales, trading and derivatives, either from a leading law firm involved in prime brokerage & trading activity or from an algorithmic funds business, whether a hedge fund, prop house or family office.
The role will involve advising the Traders on a range of legal issues from a regulatory, technology and documentation perspective and would cover advice around areas such as short selling, MiFID II, EMIR and other regulatory constraints to trading as well as prime brokerage agreements, tri-party repo facilities, ISDAs and custody agreements and servicing the wider business across commercial, technology, data licensing etc, including advising the relevant function on inbound data licensing to inform the trading algorithm.
A relaxed, fintech style culture, a genuinely employee-centric business model and reasonable hours and flexibility, as well as a fast-paced and interesting work environment in which much time is spent in front-line dialogue with senior traders.
Contact James Limburn for more information
T: 0203 826 1805