Paralegal

Recruiter
IQ Talent Solutions
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1242889135
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our key asset management clients supporting with the recruitment of Paralegal Document Negotiator. This is to join the team in their prestigious London office. This is a contract position for a period of six months and paying up to £300 per day.

This is a key role in the transition of new clients. It will involve adding new clients and funds to existing ISDA Master Agreements, GMRAs, MSFTAs and negotiating additional ISDA, GMRAs and MSFTAs with new counterparties, and preparing the business and clients for Central Clearing globally. There will be considerable interaction with counterparty banks, portfolio managers, as well as the risk and the client services team.

What is expected of the Paralegal Document Negotiator;
  • Liaising with consultants and client's external lawyers
  • Managing a portfolio of clients, acting as the main legal contact for their derivatives negotiation and transition
  • Ensuring documentation is negotiated in accordance with applicable internal policies
  • Updating the business on progress through regular face to face meetings and via a bespoke client management tool
  • Notification of agreed terms to Operations and other key stakeholders
  • Assisting/Leading on ad hoc projects
  • Documentation quality control
  • Ensuring documentation standards are high and agreements are updated to comply with industry best practice
  • Ensuring documentation retention/filing procedures are robust
  • Responding to queries from around the business, including from Operations, Client Directors, and Client Service Associates

What we look for in a Paralegal Document Negotiator;
  • A minimum of 2 years' ISDA/GMRA experience
  • Experience of acting for an Asset Manager preferred (although sell-side experience also welcomed)
  • Candidates not qualified as lawyers but with experience in a similar role will be considered

What the Paralegal Document Negotiator will receive;
  • Up to £300 per day
  • Luxury offices
  • 6-month contract

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

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