Common law jurisdiction qualified with 4 to 8 years legal experience (optimally, a combination of experience as in-house counsel in the financial services industry and as a lawyer in a top tier law firm)
Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, together with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues on all levels locally, regionally and globally
Ability to prioritise and manage workflow in an active and multi-jurisdictional transactional environment
Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders across Front Office, Operational, Risk and Compliance functions
Ability to timely and appropriately identify and escalate issues
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals
Ability to adapt and apply legal skills in new businesses and subjects in which lawyer may not have expertise, and willingness to develop and excel beyond his/ her comfort zone
A strong and motivated team player with a desire to work as a member of a skilled and dynamic team
Optimally, prior experience in the area of custodial, funds and/or securities related services
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