Senior Legal Counsel Job at Morgan McKinley Singapore
- Aug 26, 2022
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.
- 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