• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 14 Nov 18

Master Agreement Advisory Lawyer # 116286

We Offer
Role Overview
  • Advise on master agreements and related client facing contracts including, but not limited to, ISDAs, GMRAs, GMSLAs, Prime Brokerage Agreements and related contracts.
  • Become familiar with the regulatory framework relating to global markets contracts and advise as needed.
  • Be a trusted adviser to all relevant global markets business units and product lines in EMEA including, but not limited to, fixed income, equities, credit and prime brokerage.
  • Establish excellent working relationships with front office teams and business approvers ensuring close collaboration and efficiency.
  • Support the front office in working to tight timelines, ensuring consistency of approach in contract frameworks by coordination with other members of the CRA and GC more widely as appropriate.
  • To act as an advisory escalation point for queries and legal issues arising out of the outsourced contract teams.

Key Deliverables
  • Be able to work under pressure and to tight timeframes, to prioritize work and do what is required to help support and maintain the business and its client relationships.
  • Interface and build good relationships with other key areas of CS and stakeholders such as Client On-Boarding, Credit and Business to ensure their requirements are reflected in global markets contracts, standards and processes.
  • Apply the highest standards and principles at all times and challenge others where required.
  • Uphold the strategy and vision of Credit Suisse and work towards its implementation.

Open to discussing flexible/agile working.

You Offer
  • Qualified Lawyer.
  • Experience in Derivatives, Stock Loan and Repo Contracts gained either in private practice or in an in-house environment.