Investor Services Lawyer, Vice President – Tier 1 Investment Bank

Recruiter
Katalyst
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Investor Services Lawyer, Vice President – Tier 1 Investment Bank

Our client, a tier 1 investment bank, is looking for an experienced lawyer to provide legal support primarily to their depositary receipts business. The position will also involve providing legal advice on product development, drafting policies, procedures and controls, drafting/negotiating client facing documentation, and daily business support.

Responsibilities

  • Advising the depositary receipts business and other Investor Services businesses on all legal and documentation related issues.
  • Negotiating agreements relevant to the businesses such as Deposit Agreements, Fee Letters and ancillary documentation.
  • Negotiating confidentiality agreements/non-disclosure agreements.
  • Providing day-to-day legal advice and guidance in relation to the depositary receipts and responding to enquiries.
  • Attendance at product development meetings, and document negotiation sessions with clients and/or their internal and external legal counsel.
  • Instructing and liaising with external counsel on transactional matters and advice.
  • Liaising with business representatives and legal/compliance colleagues and other control functions
  • Day to day management of regulatory matters relevant to the business.
  • Providing support to other areas of business, primarily where the bank acts as collateral management agent.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 4-8 years’ PQE gained in private practice or in house
  • A background in depositary receipts, custody, collateral management, or securities lending/repo is preferred.
  • Familiarity with the financial services industry.
  • An understanding of relevant existing and upcoming regulatory developments would be helpful.

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