Legal Counsel : Cash Equities & Infrastructure Contracts 6 months Contract

Temporary

Bruin

Legal Counsel : Cash Equities & Infrastructure Contracts 6 months Contract
London,
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Ref: 29198

Legal Counsel to provide support to the Cash Equities business on day-to-day matters and project work and provide broader support to Equities Line of Business on regulatory reform and implementation and to other Lines of Business, such as Corporate Broking and Investment Banking, when they are conducting sales and trading activity.

  • 6 months contract
  • 1 month notice  / immediate start

The main focus will be on; (i) negotiating GTACs, Commission Sharing Agreements or similar, Electronic Trading Agreements, Direct Market Access Agreements and dealing with general queries related to such agreements; (ii) assisting in the implementation of regulatory/legislative requirements and developments; (iii) general legal day-to-day business support.

  1. Negotiation of contractual documents with internal/external parties, including Commission Sharing Agreements or similar, Direct Market Access Agreements, Electronic Trading Agreements, market infrastructure agreements (including trading platforms and clearing), General Terms & Conditions of Business (“GTACs”) and buyback agreements.
  2. Advice to business on regulatory and legal matters including best execution, commission sharing, client assets, market conduct, licensing, trade and transaction reporting and inducements.
  3. Provision of internal advice on contractual provisions and adherence to internal bank policy and procedures.
  4. Regulatory work

Candidate Profile:

Qualified Lawyer with in-house experience in financial services

Note: will need current UK right to work status  

Location: London

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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