Legal Advisor - Treasury and Trading Legal and Documentation

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Part time
  • Investec Bank plc
  • 27 Jul 18 2018-07-27

Description of Role and Key Responsibilities

The following areas of responsibility and involvement are relevant to this role:

  • Supporting the Treasury and Trading businesses in negotiating and managing the trading documentation negotiation portfolio, covering: ISDA Master Agreements (including loan-linked ISDA Master Agreements), Credit Support Annexes and associated documentation (including loan and intercreditor documentation for loan-linked derivatives hedging); transaction confirmations; terms of business and associated trading documentation; GMRA's; and GMSLA's; online platform agreements, master give-up agreements, licences; introducer agreements; confidentiality agreements.
  • Where required, providing legal support to projects relevant to the trading space.
  • Meeting on a regular basis with stakeholders to ensure priorities and expectations are met and managed, reporting work-in-progress.
  • Managing the deal, engaging with the wider ICIB Legal team and external counsel when necessary.
  • Carry out legal research on allocated legal tasks.

Core Skills and Attributes

  • Technical Competence: paralegal or NQ lawyer able to demonstrate relevant experience and knowledge of ISDA, GMRA and GMSLA documentation architecture, and familiarity with core legal and practical issues.
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework: Knowledge of the regulatory requirements and framework for trading within relevant geographies where ICIB is active.
  • Relationship Management and communication: Ability to create and maintain strong relationships with key interfaces especially, external banks, customers, front office, legal experts and team members.
  • Risk Understanding: Ability to assess and interpret legal risks.
  • Investec Specific Knowledge: Knowledge of Investec procedures and compliance protocols (to be developed).

Any other attributes

  • Self Motivated team player

Will consider flexible/part time working for this role