Our client is currently recruiting for a 7PQE+ derivatives and structured products lawyer to join their 30 lawyer legal team in Dubai.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a senior legal counsel to relocate to Dubai and develop a long term career in a fast paced emerging market.
You will be working with market leaders in their field.
Experience & Qualifications :
UK Qualified Lawyer.
Experience of markets products (derivatives and repo transactions), corporate and securities law concepts and a working knowledge of the laws in the major jurisdictions in which the bank operates.
Familiarity with industry standard documentation and concepts (eg ISDA, GMRA, ICMA, ISDA - IIFM).
Strong understanding of the legal and regulatory environment in which a Global Markets business operates and recent developments in that area (including cross border restrictions, Margin Rules, EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFiD 2).
Experience within a financial institution an advantage, but not essentia
Knowledge of the bank's corporate structures, its business and personnel and a clear understanding of our client's corporate culture.
Developing Leadership skills.
Ability to prioritise.
Strong communication and inter-personal skills.
Lateral thinking / problem solving.