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Derivatives Lawyer

Job Description

Salary: £77000 - £100000 per annum + £Market


A global law firm which has an integrated global team of Banking & Finance lawyers.


An opportunity for a lawyer to join the firm's industry-leading and growing DCM & Derivatives team in London, with a particular focus on Derivatives.

You will work across a wide range of OTC and exchange traded derivatives transactions for both sell-side and buy-side clients, offering an opportunity to develop a broad skill set.


An associate 2-6pqe with solid derivatives experience, you will have experience in at least one of the following; Credit, Equity, Commodities, Rates, Islamic.

An understanding of netting and collateral is a pre-requisite and an ability to draft and review derivatives opinions (covering capacity & authority, and netting and collateral issues) would be beneficial.

You will also have a good working understanding of the regulatory framework, primarily EMIR.

Knowledge of MiFID II would be beneficial along with a good working knowledge of the other industry standard master agreements (GMRAs, GMSLAs, OLSAs).

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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