Custody Lawyer

Sparks Careers Morgan McKinley
London (Greater)
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

* Drafting, negotiating and advising on non-standard/bespoke and complex custody agreements, correspondent banking agreements and collateral management agreements and other associated documentation as well as amendments to each of these documents. Producing contractual supporting documentation in accordance with set parameters, and escalating where appropriate
* Advising on regulatory requirements and licensing requirements.
* Identifying, advising on and escalating key legal risk issues
* Coordinating comments and approvals for deviations from set parameters (including any fallback positions), and ensuring that there is a reliable audit trail for any non-standard approvals
* Applying the highest standards and principles at all times and challenging others where required


* Broad based financial services and corporate law background with a focus on custody, correspondent banking and collateral management and securities servicing related activities including cross border experience.
* Banking trading contract experience with either a leading city law firm or in-house with a leading investment bank with an ability to negotiate and advise on bespoke and non-standard form agreements.
* Solid understanding of all tenets of contract law as well as good technical advisory skills.
* Being able to work under pressure and to tight timeframes, to prioritise work and do what is required to help support and maintain the Business and its client relationships

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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