Legal Counsel (Structured Products)

Sparks Careers Morgan McKinley
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

* Creating, maintaining and ensuring consistency of issuance documentation managed out of London (including, the Warrants Issuance Programme but may also include other issuance and repackaging programmes from time to time.
* Conducting feasibility studies for structures and products within the framework of New Product Committees.
* Drafting and negotiating the legal documentation pertaining to structured financial products, including but not limited to, term sheets, final terms, prospectuses, confirmations (OTC, repo or securities lending), transaction and security documents, mandate letters, distribution agreements and non-disclosure agreements.
* Drafting templates for structured products issuances for a variety for underlyings and, where appropriate, implementing the automation of the issuance process.
* Advising, as required, on pre-litigation matters in relation to structured products.
* Training and supervising junior staff (contractors or graduate trainees) working on delegated matters.


* Must demonstrate an innovative approach to legal issues in support of business initiatives and objectives.
* Capacity to act in a proactive manner in a demanding business.
* Fluency in French (desirable but not required).
* Relative transactional experience.
* Qualified Solicitor in England & Wales or other common law jurisdiction.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.
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