• Legal, Structured Finance & Derivatives Lawyer, Executive Director, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-56065
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Legal
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Legal
    Business Unit
    Securities Legal
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    WHO WE ARE

     

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world.

     

    THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT

     

    The Goldman Sachs Legal department spans offices across 23 cities worldwide, from which we provide counsel and advice to support the global activities of the firm and our clients. Our focus is on providing the highest quality legal advice while managing regulatory and reputational risk. Whether you are an experienced lawyer or have other relevant experience combined with an interest in financial law and strong critical thinking skills, our team might be right for you.

     

    OUR DEPARTMENT CULTURE

     

    As a department we are focused on our people and their development and are committed to creating an environment that is diverse and inclusive. We offer numerous training and career development opportunities including a weekly legal training programme, department mentoring schemes and a people development committee tasked with providing tangible tools to help manage and develop careers. The department also has a number of active and varied committees including the Diversity, Pro Bono, Charity and Social Committees and encourages participation in the Women’s, Black and LGBT firmwide affinity networks.    

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • 5+ years legal experience in a leading law firm or financial institution
    • Strong structured finance experience with good knowledge of structuring and execution of asset backed transactions across a range of asset classes, together with the related regulatory background.
    • Some experience of working with sophisticated derivatives
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal,
    • Ability to explain complex legal concepts in accessible way

     

    PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS

    • In-house experience (permanent or through secondment)
    • Robust personality able to respond and be flexible to client demands whilst adhering to firm policies and group practices.

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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