Capital Markets lawyer - Vice President- based in London JP Morgan Chase JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM)is a leading global financial services firm with operations worldwide. The firmis a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and smallbusiness, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management.A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co.serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's mostprominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morganand Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com/ . Group Description: The EMEA Capital Markets LegalGroup is part of the EMEA CIB Legal Department in London and supports the EMEA EquityCapital Markets (ECM) and EMEA Debt CapitalMarkets (DCM) business teams.
The candidate will be responsibleprimarily for documenting, reviewing and executing a mixture of ECMtransactions throughout EMEA including IPOs, follow-on offerings, block tradesand equity linked instruments and will also have the opportunity to support arange of debt securities transactions, including investment grade, high yieldand emerging markets bond issues, hybrid capital, covered bonds, as well asliability management. The candidate willclosely work with the business teams, other control areas and Legal colleaguesglobally.
Pro-actively support the business groups in London and otheroffices globally which originate transactions, through structuring andexecution of transaction including review and negotiation of legal documents, legaladvice, and providing guidance on risk assessment and solutions
Liaise with the business teams, other control areas and colleaguesin Legal in setting/maintaining documentation standards, internal policies,practice guidelines, and monitoring relevant legal, regulatory anddocumentation developments
Pro-actively sharing experience and know-how with colleagues inLegal, where appropriate globally. Provide training to the business and withinLegal
Participation in Legal and Firm-wide projects
Strong analytical, problem-solving and executionskills. Results-driven
Ability tothink laterally to identify and assess wider risks for the Firm, and to proactivelywork with the business and other control functions to find solutions
Ability to cope with a fast-paced, deadline-drivenenvironment
Ability to work independently, proactivelyand multi-task
Excellent communication skills - ability to build relationshipsinternally and externally, and to leverage them to help achieve the goals setby the business and Legal
Commercial awareness - ability to balance legal protection andbusiness objectives
Keen interest in transactional, legal regulatory work
Must be able to demonstrate solid ECM experience in a lead role ata premier law firm (secondment to an investment bank - an advantage) or anin-house legal team at an investment bank.
Lawyer must be licensed to practice law and amember in good standing in the state/jurisdiction in which the position isbased or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rulesof that state/jurisdiction.
English - fluent
Foreign languages - an advantage but not a necessity
About J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank:
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leaderacross banking, markets and investor services. The world's most importantcorporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business inmore than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategicadvice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets aroundthe world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com .
"JPMorgan Chase & Co.offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensationpackage. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a memberof the UK Government's Disability Confident Scheme
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