Senior Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Tradeweb LLC
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2019
Closes
07 Aug 2019
Ref
1208370675
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a mid-to-senior level associate lawyer to join our London-based legal team. The position requires real business insight underpinned by experience of working within the financial services industry. Specifically, an understanding of the fixed income and derivatives electronic trading market would be advantageous along with a good understanding of the regulatory environment including MiFID2, EMIR and FCA rules.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to convey legal concerns in a business-friendly way and to be able to influence and gain the confidence of key stakeholders within the business. Solid experience of handling a broad range of corporate and commercial matters is required as is an ability to take responsibility for and be accountable for your workload

Job Responsibilities:
  • Advising the business on a broad range of commercial contracts.
  • Drafting, revising and negotiating contracts and other legal documents.
  • Supporting the global legal department and the international business on projects and cross-jurisdictional issues.
  • Partnering with the business to understand commercial interests and find appropriate solutions.
  • Working with external counsel, client legal departments or other similar third parties, to build relationships, find solutions and best represent Tradeweb's business interests.
  • Mid-Senior level qualified solicitor or barrister.
  • In-house experience within a relevant financial services organisation, ideally supporting the front office / an electronic trading environment.
  • An understanding of financial services and associated regulation ideally experience advising a UK FCA or PRA regulated organization.
  • Prior experience of financial markets and products ideally fixed income and derivative products is desirable.
  • The ability to communicate in an articulate and business-friendly manner and take ownership of matters.
  • Excellent attention to detail and great organisational skills.
  • An ability to draft clear and comprehensive documents on new business initiatives.
  • Able to prioritise a busy workload in line with business goals.

About Tradeweb:

Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW) is a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets. Founded in 1996, Tradeweb provides access to markets, data and analytics, electronic trading, straight-through-processing and reporting for more than 40 products to clients in the institutional, wholesale and retail markets. Advanced technologies developed by Tradeweb enhance price discovery, order execution and trade workflows while allowing for greater scale and helping to reduce risks in client trading operations. Tradeweb serves approximately 2,500 clients in more than 60 countries. For more information, please go to www.tradeweb.com.

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