The Capital Markets team at Norton Rose Fulbright enjoys a leading reputation driven by strong relationships with clients, excellent client service and expertise in structuring highly complex transactions. Our clients include a wide range of investment banks, commercial banks and non-bank financial institutions, as well as end-users. We act on a wide range of matters covering the full range of derivatives and structured finance products, alongside our complementary securitisation practice.
We are recruiting a Senior Associate to play an integral role in our Derivatives and Structured Finance team in our London office. The role offers a varied workload and the opportunity to work closely with partners focusing on derivatives and structured products. We are looking for talented and technical lawyers who have ambition and aptitude to embrace our first class client base.
The individual will assist on a variety of derivatives and structured finance matters including complex OTC derivatives transactions; derivatives clearing; hedging (with a particular focus on project financings and securitisations); repos and securities lending; repackagings and structured finance transactions, from term sheet stage, through to closing and post-closing.
Skills and Experience Required
The ideal candidate will have:
Qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales (although candidates with experience in certain other jurisdictions will also be considered)
Trained at a top tier firm
Good exposure in Derivatives and Structured Finance
Excellent drafting and negotiation skills
Strong client focus with an ability and willingness to get actively involved in marketing and business development
Excellent academic record
Proactive and self-starting individual
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong commercial awareness
A flexible approach to work and be open to working in a multi-disciplinary team
Client facing experience is preferable
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