Derivatives Lawyer

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SAMI QURESHI

To provide legal, advisory and documentation support to Financial Markets in the region with Sales, Structuring & Trading across all asset classes with a focus on Structured Funding, Credit Derivatives/Structured Credit, Islamic Derivatives, Commodities, Bespoke Credit Solutions, Rates and Foreign Exchange, Islamic Structured Funding.

Experience and knowledge:

  • Qualified lawyer, preferably in a common law jurisdiction.
  • Minimum 6 years PQE
  • Deep experience in derivatives across all asset classes and in particular credit.
  • Experience in general commercial banking.
  • Deep experience in structured finance and associated derivatives.

Judgement:

  • As Senior Legal Counsel, you must be able to make judgement calls not just from a documentation perspective but also in light of the bank’s policies and procedures and conduct considerations.
  • Many issues which arise in the course of drafting or negotiating documentation are not legal issues but involve aspects of credit, market, event or operational risk.
  • Negotiation of documentation often requires a judgement decision in which a balance must be struck between the interests of doing business and of protecting the bank.
  • Must be able to adapt his/her approach to a range of legal systems which may differ considerably from the system he/she was trained in.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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