Susquehanna International Group, LLP

  • Legal Counsel

    Job Locations Sydney, Australia
    Requisition ID
    2018-3850
    Experience Level
    Experienced
    Job Categories
    Legal & Compliance
  • Overview

    Susquehanna Pacific Pty Limited (a member of the Susquehanna International Group of companies) is currently seeking an In House Legal Counsel with a strong knowledge of pan Asian securities and derivative markets. The role is to advise on the full range of legal matters which affect the business of Susquehanna Pacific across the Asia Pacific.

     

    This role requires a financial markets lawyer who has the ability to manage stakeholders across all business functions and has a broad range of knowledge of customary documentation and legal and regulatory issues in Asian financial markets.

     

    Your Daily Responsibilities will include:

     

    • Work closely with other members of the SIG legal team and the Business.
    • Manage a diverse range of legal matters which affect the business across the Asia Pacific region, including reviewing and negotiating trading, prime brokerage, execution, clearing, OTC derivatives agreements and other commercial arrangements.
    • Undertake both transactional work and advice

    What we’re looking for

    • Holder of a current practising certificate in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore or UK.
    • Excellent writing and communication
    • Exceptional negotiation
    • 2 to 5 years’ post admission experience in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore or UK.
    • Ability to deal confidently with senior executives and other stakeholders.
    • Ability to work across different legal jurisdictions and time
    • In house financial markets/securities/derivatives related legal experience
    • Experience in the following areas would be highly regarded:
      • ISDA Master Agreements;
      • Prime brokerage arrangements.
    • Japanese or Chinese language skills (document review & negotiation and spoken Japanese/Mandarin) would be highly regarded.

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