Legal Counsel - Financial Markets

  • Location

    Sydney CBD, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Olivia Courtney

  • Contact email:

    oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au

  • Job ref:

    OCO/652227_1537505405

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-21

  • Consultant:

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Our client, a private investment house, is seeking a 2-5 year financial markets lawyer to join a small legal team.

This role will involve managing an array of legal matters, which include reviewing and negotiating trading, prime brokerage, execution, clearing, OTC derivatives agreements and other commercial arrangements. As part of the role you will also take on general commercial and company secretary work.

You will have a strong working knowledge of pan Asian securities and derivative markets as well as customary documentation and general legal and regulatory issues. Experience in ISDA Master Agreements and prime brokerage arrangements is also highly desirable.

It is also advantageous if you have language skills in Japanese or Chinese but not essential.

If you are interested in being considered please send an updated CV to Olivia Courtney by emailing oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au or call 0292369000.

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.