Our client, an international quantitative trading firm, is currently seeking an experienced in-house counsel to join its London office. The successful candidate will possess sound commercial awareness and will be able to communicate clearly to team members across the globe. The role presents an opportunity to join an environment that will allow the candidate to develop their skills continuously and to become a key resource for the organisation.
Drafting and negotiating trading-related agreements
Liaising with external counsel on various matters
Staying appraised of and advising senior management on changes in the UK and European regulations
Negotiating trading agreements, side letters, material contracts and associated agreements
Advising on the establishment, structure and operation of private funds
Experience gained from working in a hedge fund, bank or trading firm would be preferred
At least 4 years post-qualification legal experience
Proven track record of being able to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Secondment experience would be advantageous, though not essential
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.
We are currently looking for regionally-located legal professionals from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.
We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.