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Senior Legal Counsel - Fund Admin/Custody

Gibbs Hybrid

Posted on Nov 18, 2020 by Gibbs Hybrid

Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Start
€600 - €720 Daily

Senior Legal Counsel - Fund Admin/Custody

My financial services client based in Dublin requires a Senior Legal Counsel to join on a 9-12 months. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of Irish Asset Servicing (Custody, Fund Admin, TA)

The Person: this position is ideal for a candidate with at least two/three years post qualification experience (preferably in the funds/financial services sector) who wishes to gain exposure to a broad range of fund structures/administration and custody issues. Candidates will be articulate, self-motivated and self-reliant while capable of contributing to a team environment. The role will require good communication skills, keen analytical skills and excellent drafting skills with attention to detail.

Requirements; (what we are looking for)
*The candidate should have a mix of general company/commercial and financial services experience. It is desirable for the candidate to be familiar with the UCITS and AIFM Directives and their application.
*Excellent drafting and negotiation skills required, together with ability to handle a broad financial services and related commercial caseload.
*Right balance between commercial flexibility and awareness to legal risk.
*Practical and commercial approach and an appreciation of the need to provide practical solutions for clients. Confident, conscientious and willing to work as part of a team and help out on all matters.
*Qualified lawyer with post qualification experience in a law firm, bank or financial services firm
*LLB or equivalent from an approved and recognized law school in a common-law jurisdiction, and a qualified solicitor or equivalent with relevant experience in the banking sector (preferably some in-house experience).
*Experience in negotiating and advising financial institutions engaged in transactions involving securities finance (eg repo, securities lending, derivatives), collateral services (including derivatives collateral management, liquidity services, tripartite control agreements), global custody and clearing, security agreements, prime brokerage services.
*Experience negotiating complex service agreements with professional customers.
*Experience advising senior business managers and control functions with respect to risk, credit, operational and compliance issues.
*Experience advising senior business managers and clients with new product development.
*Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
*Must be a self-starter with ability to function independently.
*Highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Please apply for immediate review: (see below)

Reference: 1009933368

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