Legal Counsel Derivatives

Legal Advisor/ Counsel – DerivativesLondon or Henley-on-ThamesMake a difference every day!Invesco is driven by a pure focus on investment. It’s all we do. We focus on doing work that matters and being a firm that gives a voice to every employee. In fact, we make a promise to our clients and each other to create greater possibilities together. We’re looking for people who have fresh perspectives, who can come together to share ideas, listen and challenge each other to achieve better solutions for our clients.Your teamYou will work in our EMEA Legal department, and will report directly to the Senior Legal Counsel (Head of Derivatives).Your role We’re searching for our next Legal Advisor/ Counsel – Derivatives.  You will support the derivatives and repo documentation requirements of Invesco’s EMEA investment management business. You will be responsible for negotiating and implementing all forms of derivatives documentation, to facilitate the trading of derivatives by the Invesco investment teams. Such documentation will include ISDA Master Agreements, Credit Support Annexes, Global Master Repurchase Agreements, Futures & Options Agreements and related documentation among others. You will also be advising on the derivatives documentation requirements for new product launches and separate account client on-boardings.  Sound interesting?  You’ll need strong experience working in a derivatives documentation role in a sell-side or buy-side firm or in a law firm, and proven understanding of ISDA documentation and derivatives regulation. You must have knowledge of investment funds (UCITS and AIFs) and on-boarding processes to support derivatives trading activities for these entity types. You must be a qualified lawyer.The good stuffWe have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:Competitive salary and bonus Company-provided healthcare26 days’ annual leave + bank holidaysGenerous pension provisionsIncome protectionHealth and wellness benefitsVolunteering daysEnhanced parental leaveLife insuranceOur commitment to youWe recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.  As part of Invesco’s commitment to ensuring our teams have the broad range of experiences and backgrounds required to promote diversity of thought, and to maintaining a positive, engaging work environment, we champion flexible working. Please feel free to discuss flexible working options with us. Our commitment to the community and environmental, social and governance investingWe partner with charitable organisations globally to make an impact in the communities where we live and work. Our people are encouraged to support the charities they feel most passionate about.  We are also committed to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. We serve our clients in this space as a trusted partner both on specific responsible investment product strategies as well as part of our commitment to deliver a superior investment experience. Join UsWe’re proud to be a firm that achieves more together. One that is focused on doing work that matters. One that gives a voice to every employee. One that genuinely cares. By coming together to share our ideas, listen, and challenge each other’s perspectives, we get to better solutions for our clients. Our ambition is high. By working smart and supporting one another, we can continuously push ourselves to grow. We all have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business, our industry and our clients’ lives.Let’s create greater possibilities together!People with disabilities:We want to give all our candidates the best opportunity to shine.  If you need any adjustments to be made during the application and selection process, please send an e-mail to Please include your name, the job you are interested in, and the type of adjustment you need.Recruitment Agencies: Invesco has an in-house recruitment team, which focuses on sourcing great candidates directly. Invesco will not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired. When we do use agencies, we have a PSL in place, so please do not contact hiring managers directly. This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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