Senior Legal Counsel Job at Morgan McKinley Singapore

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH826546
  • Aug 26, 2022
  • Competitive

Job Description
My client, a well reputed international bank is looking for a senior legal counsel with ISDA or derivatives experience for its wholesale markets business.

Morgan Mckinley is working in partnership with a leading international bank to support the firm’s Wholesale Global Markets business, comprising Fixed Income, Equity and Prime Services across Asia. This is a senior legal counsel replacement role.

Job Description

  • Advise and support the business on derivatives transactions across various Asian jurisdictions
  • Draft, negotiate and follow through to execution legal coverage of derivatives (e.g., ISDA Master Agreements)
  • Ensure robust legal risk control and adherence to the firm’s policy and guidelines
  • Advise and support the implementation of global regulatory changes and their impact on derivatives (e.g., Global Margin, Dodd Frank, EMIR and Clearing & Trade Reporting
  • Regular consultation and co-ordination with internal business support teams (e.g., Risk Management, Finance, Operations, etc)
  • Co-ordinate with global legal colleagues to share knowledge, address common issues and ensure consistency
  • Engage and manage external legal counsel when necessary
  • Handling bespoke transactions and projects

The Successful Applicant

  • Lawyer/negotiator with approximately 4 to 8 years derivatives experience preferred
  • Ability to run stand-alone projects
  • Expertise with template development software and systems
  • Experience with co-operating and interacting with offshore teams and third party service providers
  • Strong work ethic, ability to work in a time sensitive environment, with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in legal private practice or as in-house counsel in an investment bank
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

As a successful applicant, you would have the following skills & qualifications:

If you’re interested in this role, please send your updated CV (word format) to [email protected] for a confidential discussion

Referrals are greatly appreciated.

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

EA Licence No: 11C5502

Registration No: R1770166

Registration Name: Suhani Malhotra

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to, therefore if you do not receive a response within 14 days please accept this as a notification that you have not been shortlisted.

About the Company

Company: Morgan McKinley

Company Location:  Singapore

Estimated Salary:


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