Marex is an essential tech-enabled liquidity hub, connecting clients to global energy, metals, agriculture and financial markets. Across our businesses we provide critical high value-add services in Market Making, Commercial Hedging, Price Discovery and Data & Advisory. Headquartered in London, we have 18 offices worldwide with over 1,000 employees across Europe, Asia and North America. Marex Solutions is a division of Marex providing investment banking solutions with a fintech mindset. We aim to become the world’s leading manufacturer of cross asset, customised derivatives.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF ROLE

  1. 1. Assisting the Head of Legal and the Head of Solutions Legal with management of legal risk arising from the Marex Solutions business, comprising OTC derivatives and structured products.
  1. 2. Advising the Marex Solutions business directly on regulatory and legal issues that impact the business.

DUTIES:

The duties of the role will include (but not be limited to) the following:

  1. Assisting the Head of Legal and Head of Solutions Legal with all legal aspects of the Marex Solutions business, including providing advice directly to the desk on the UK and non-UK regulatory environment for OTC derivatives and structured products.
  2. Drafting and negotiating legal agreements (including client agreements, ISDAs, distribution agreements, and agency agreements).
  3. Liaising with external and internal stakeholders, both in the UK and overseas (including external counsel, the internal trading desk, distributors, agents and stock exchanges).
  4. Assisting the Head of Solutions Legal with the implementation and execution of product governance policies and procedures.
  5. Participate in (and coordinate as necessary) various structured products projects, including regulatory and policy initiatives.
  6. Reviewing viability of new product types and structures and the legal issues arising therefrom.
  7. Reviewing contractual rights in the context of day-today operations and in stress situations.
  8. Working with Risk and Trading teams to provide advice on client default and contentious situations, including litigation proceedings.
  9. Supporting the relevant business unit with respect to queries raised in connection with OTC derivative and structured products documentation.
  10. Assisting Compliance team with the review of regulatory developments affecting the Marex Solutions business.
  11. Assisting the Head of Legal and Head of Solutions Legal with other urgent or ad hoc matters from time to time.

The Company may require you to carry out other duties from time to time

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ROLE

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Mid to senior level experience in private practice or in-house with OTC derivatives and structured note programmes.

Candidate should have good communication skills, appropriate level of legal knowledge, strong work ethic, be keen to work as part of a team and undertake a variety of different types of legal work.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified solicitor 4-5+ PQE.

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