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Senior Markets Lawyer

Taylor Root
England, London
Generous benefits package
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Structured OTC Derivatives, Senior Legal Counsel, 4+

Leading fiduciary investment firm, looking to appoint an experienced OTC Derivatives lawyer to their investments and markets legal team in London.

With one direct report, you will be responsible for managing legal, risk and compliance aspects of investments and markets activities, advise the portfolio management team in relation to derivatives (equity and fixed income) and structured products, develop strategies to manage regulatory changes affecting funding. This is a broad role to advise on legal, commercial and regulatory matters impacting trading activities of the firm's clients and to build and manage strong relationships across all business teams and functions. You will liaise with a variety of stakeholders including board, Ex Co, trustees of clients and senior advisors.

You will have trained and qualified at a top City law firm, have circa 4-10 years' PQE advising international banks as well as buyside institutions including corporates and pension funds in a variety of derivatives, structured products and structured finance transactions across a wide range of asset classes. Experience in custody and stock lending would be a plus.

This is a rare opportunity for a technically strong lawyer to join a friendly and collegiate legal team for their first In-House move or for a derivatives lawyer currently at a bank or buy/sell-side financial institution, looking to make the move into the buy-side. Great work/life balance and package on offer.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

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520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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