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Derivatives & Structured Products Associate

£107500.00 - £125000.00 per annum excellent benefits
City City of London

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This Top 10 Law Firm is looking for a Derivatives & Structured Products Lawyer, NQ-3 years PQE, to join within their Top-tier City of London practice.

The Firm

This Top 10 firm is Considered one of the world's leading Law Firms, and one of the best Law Firms outside of the Magic Circle. This firm has over 40 offices in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and through this is able to operate on a truly global scale, with 2,500 lawyers across six continents. This global scale coupled with its collaborative nature has allowed the firm to succeed in focusing on collaboration under a 'one-team' approach.

Their acclaim has resulted in the firm being the proud recipient of multiple accolades across the Legal 500, Chambers, Times, Financial Times, and Thomas Reuters as well as numerous other publications, they have been mentioned as the law firm of the year, as well as a highly regarded firm within Real Estate, Financial, Corporate, TMT, Employment, Litigation, Construction to name a few.

As a result of years of quality service, they have built world-leading reputations in a number of practice areas and are considered an elite litigation practice. This has allowed them to build a plethora of key clients and large institutions with client portfolios. This firm has grown through a mixture of natural growth and amalgamation of leading practices from the world; however, it has never lost its core values.

The Role

  • You will be operating under the larger global debt capital markets team, which offers expert advice on a full range of debt capital markets, structured finance transactions, and derivatives. Within this role, you will be focussing on Derivatives and Structured Products.
  • Your role will include the establishment and updating of on and off balance sheet structured products programs, securitised and OTC derivatives, hedging arrangements as part of structured finance transactions, structured repo and securities lending arrangements, repackaging, and regulatory advice connected with the above.
  • People are the key to the team's success, which is why they seek to recruit and retain the most talented individuals in all regions of their global practice, meaning they create a top working environment for their lawyers to succeed, offering a progressive working arrangement policy, and support to progress your career.


  • You will be an arbitration Lawyer, 2-4 years PQE, with experience dealing with international arbitration matters preferable.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.
  • Excellent client relationship skills and experience in business development.

What's on offer?

  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international tax issues.
  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Derivatives & Structured Products Associate, NQ-3 years PQE, to join this Top 10 firm with one of the most prestigious practices in the City.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call for a confidential conversation.