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Senior legal counsel

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £120,000 depending on experience
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: rg/169978
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description

A senior lawyer with strong derivatives or structured products experience is required for a key role within the credit trading legal team of a global bank. This role will sit within the banks investment banking arm and will provide legal support to the credit trading and structuring business and the wider markets team more generally. This role will have international coverage. 

This will be a varied role and some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Coverage of fixed income trading, credit derivatives, loan and distressed trading and structured credit and financing within the credit trading and structuring business. 
  • Leading on the legal structuring of new bespoke credit transactions as well as the management of legacy structured transactions
  • Assisting on legal and regulatory issues in relation to new products 
  • Supporting on the development of junior lawyers and management of senior stakeholders

As a qualified lawyer with at least 4 years PQE you will have significant derivatives experience ideally credit derivatives. Structured products experience would also be very helpful. This role will involve significant stakeholder exposure so strong communication skills are essential.

For more information please get in touch via rg@barclaysimpson.com


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