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Corporate and Investment Bank – Legal - EMEA Derivatives Clearing and ISDA Specialist – Vice President

Req #: 180019886
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Legal
Job Description:
EMEA Derivatives Clearing and ISDA Team – VP - Based in London
J.P.Morgan's EMEA Derivatives Clearing and ISDA Team is looking for a motivated individual to assist with drafting of legal documents and processing of completed documents, drafting of light due diligence contracts and various other legal functions within the Derivatives Clearing and ISDA Team suite of documentation. 
Individual will be responsible for ensuring appropriate legal agreements are put in place with new clients being onboarded onto the Derivatives Clearing and Macro Markets & Sales platforms. Position involves frequent interaction with Sales, Credit, Client Service, Business Management and Operations internally and Dealers and Clients externally - strong interpersonal/communication skills required. 
Individual will also be responsible for coordinating Credit approvals, initiating Client documentation process with different production areas of the firm, and helping to resolve issues raised by Clients and the Business that relate to legal agreements as well as various other paralegal functions. 
Individual will be co-located on the desk with Sales, Marketing and various other Business-aligned teams and will work closely with these teams to ensure all appropriate legal documents are finalized prior to the Client going live. 
  • Drafting and finalizing business specific agreements with Dealers and Clients
  • Processing completed agreements
  • Attending to archiving of completed documents
  • Involved in internal system set up and establishing controls for credit and documentation tracking
  • Assisting with updating internal policies
 Skills and experience
  • Previous derivative documentation experience (5years+) (OTC derivatives prime brokerage or futures and options experience preferred)
  • Legal Degree (Masters Level or LPC equivalent) preferred but not mandatory
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be literate in Microsoft programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to manage projects and work independently
  • Team player, confident, and proactive
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank:
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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