Financial Markets Lawyer

  • Negotiable
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • McGregor Boyall
  • 13 Nov 18

To provide legal, advisory and documentation support to Financial Markets in the region with Sales, Structuring & Trading across all asset classes with a focus on Structured Funding, Credit Derivatives/Structured Credit, Islamic Derivatives, Commodities, Bespoke Credit Solutions, Rates and Foreign Exchange, Islamic Structured Funding.

To provide legal, advisory and documentation support to Financial Markets in the region with Sales, Structuring & Trading across all asset classes with a focus on Structured Funding, Credit Derivatives/Structured Credit, Islamic Derivatives, Commodities, Bespoke Credit Solutions, Rates and Foreign Exchange, Islamic Structured Funding.

Experience and knowledge:

  • Qualified lawyer, preferably in a common law jurisdiction.
  • Minimum 6 years PQE
  • Deep experience in derivatives across all asset classes and in particular credit.
  • Experience in general commercial banking.
  • Deep experience in structured finance and associated derivatives.

Judgement:

  • As Senior Legal Counsel, you must be able to make judgement calls not just from a documentation perspective but also in light of the bank's policies and procedures and conduct considerations.
  • Many issues which arise in the course of drafting or negotiating documentation are not legal issues but involve aspects of credit, market, event or operational risk.
  • Negotiation of documentation often requires a judgement decision in which a balance must be struck between the interests of doing business and of protecting the bank.
  • Must be able to adapt his/her approach to a range of legal systems which may differ considerably from the system he/she was trained in.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.