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Corporate - Legal - Investment Banking Lawyer – Associate (m/f) - Frankfurt

Req #: 180026799
Location: Frankfurt, HE, DE
Job Category: Legal
Job Description:
Corporate - Legal - Investment Banking Lawyer – Associate (m/f)
About J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients’ needs, anywhere in the world.  We operate in 150 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses.  We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day.  This is why we are the most respected financial institution in the world – and why we can offer you an outstanding career.
Our business
The Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is one of J.P. Morgan’s core businesses, and a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The Legal Group which supports the CIB provides transactional and strategic legal support as required for the various businesses within the CIB and is organized across different practice groups. 
The Frankfurt Legal Department is looking for a lawyer to join a team of lawyers supporting the German CIB business. The role will report to the Senior Regional Counsel for Germany and will also interact with the EMEA Practice Group Heads primarily for Markets, Lending, Regulatory, Corporate and WM.
Key responsibilities:
  • Identifying and managing legal risk and advising the business and other stakeholders on relevant legal and regulatory issues;
  • Advising on legal and regulatory developments;
  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting legal transactional documentation for Markets, Lending and Wealth Management;
  • Assisting in the development of policies, procedures and standard forms;
  • Coordination as needed with the CIB Legal Practice Groups for Markets, Lending, Regulatory, Corporate and Wealth Management;
  • Coordination with and engagement of external counsel as and when required.
  • Qualified lawyer with first experience in German law (in particular banking, derivatives and corporate law) with relevant experience gained at a top tier law firm or a bank or investment firm. Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and experience of dealing with senior management in challenging and demanding situations and under tight deadlines
  • Experience in transactional workflow and ability to deal in an informed manner with a wide range of products
  • A self-starter able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Essential skills  
  • Good team player
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Flexible time manager and ability to prioritize and respond to business needs and goals
  • Excellent organizational skills

    About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:
    J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.
    J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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