Associate - FS Funds (Derivatives) NQ+

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Liam Flaherty

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


You will have exposure to a wide variety of work, including:

  • Reviewing and negotiating the full spectrum of derivative and trading documentation for hedge fund and other asset management clients
  • Providing strategic advice to buy-side clients on all regulatory change projects impacting the derivatives and trading market, including EMIR, SFTR, Securitisation Regulation, SFDR, MiFID2, BMR,BRRD and IBOR transition.
  • Supporting clients in their implementation of UMR initial margin projects for Phases 5 and 6.
  • Drafting netting and collateral enforceability opinions and reviews.
  • Advising on UCITS asset eligibility and AIFMD requirements impacting portfolio transactions.
  • Drafting and negotiating custody documentation (including the application of client money and assets rules / CASS), IMAs, TMAs and prime brokerage agreements.
  • Collaborating with fund lawyers on fund prospectuses and other fund documentation.
  • Drafting or reviewing derivative hedging instruments for financing transactions.
  • Partnering with industry bodies such as AIMA, the Investment Association, EFAMA and ISDA.
  • Project management of large-scale cross-border advisory projects.

The successful candidate must be:

  • Conscientious and ambitious
  • Agreeable but prepared to question and challenge.
  • Collaborative
  • Innovative - bringing fresh ideas and open to new ways of working

Please contact Liam at 07734239152 or message me on Linkedin at at

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