CIB Legal- APAC Markets Legal Team - Executive Director / Vice President
August 24, 2019
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The APAC Markets Legal team is seeking a lawyer to support the APAC Markets business, with a primary focus on advisory and transactional work within the Equity Derivatives businesses across APAC. The role requires the lawyer to provide comprehensive legal coverage for the various sales, structuring and trade teams within these businesses. The lawyer is required to work closely with the business, control partners and the Legal team on all aspects of a broad spectrum of transactions (from margin loans, equity collar financings, monetarization transactions to other bespoke OTC derivative transactions), including engaging in initial structuring discussions, advising on legal and regulatory issues, drafting, reviewing and negotiating bespoke documentation and engaging and supervising external counsel where required. This role requires the lawyer to be able to proactively identify issues related to the business and particular transactions, provide commercially pragmatic advice to the business and work well both within the Markets Legal team and with other functions such as Compliance, Credit, Risk, Operations, Finance and Tax. The successful candidate will also be required to keep abreast of the key regulatory agenda of the US, EMEA and APAC having an impact on JPMorgan businesses in APAC and advise on potential effect of any regulatory changes in conjunction with global, regional and in-country teams. This will entail developing and leading trainings and workshops for the front office and other internal stakeholders as well as producing technical updates and alerts.
A qualified lawyer from a common law jurisdiction with approximately 6 - 10+ years PQE and relevant experience gained at an international law firm and/or a leading financial institution
Excellent drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills with strong attention to detail
Strong commercial focus with a solution-driven approach, and the ability to apply and analyse the implications of regulatory changes to a business environment
Exemplary business partnership skills, with the ability to lead the business and set a clear direction in relation to managing regulatory change
Outstanding technical legal and communication skills, including the ability to present clear and concise legal advice to the highest standard, and conduct trainings/workshops
Ability to proactively manage competing priorities, project-manage and co-ordinate large projects, in a dynamic global environment.
Ability to apply technical product knowledge and experience to complex and innovative transactions and products
Team player, confident and self-motivating with strong interpersonal skills
Attorneys must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing or otherwise eligible to practice law in the jurisdiction in which the position is based.
Internal Number: 6388622
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