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Date live: Sep. 11, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Legal

Reference Code: 90376088

Contract: Permanent

Salary / Rate USD 250750 to 310000

Emerging Markets Attorney VP
New York

As a Barclays Emerging Markets Attorney Vice President , you will be supporting the Emerging Markets (EM) Macro business in line with the strategic priorities of the function and firm. You will be dealing with a wide array of senior stakeholders, both internal and external, providing legal advice and sophisticated risk management analysis, often on complex legal, regulatory and governance issues, relating to the trading of credit products and the structuring of complex financial transactions. 

Salary / Rate Minimum: $250,750
Salary / Rate Maximum: $310,000

The minimum and maximum salary/rate information above include only base salary or base hourly rate. It does not include any another type of compensation or benefits that may be available.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality, and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

•    Advising on a broad range of FX, rates and credit derivatives, fixed income trading and securities financing transactions
•    Working with businesses expanding its transactional reach across several key LatAm, MENA and sub-Saharan African jurisdictions in all aspects of the client and transactional lifecycle
•    Advising the relevant businesses on legal issues relating to how the business is run and ensuring that an appropriate governance framework is in place at all times
•    Advising on all aspects of firm and functional regulatory and strategic change projects applicable to the Credit businesses
•    Providing input to, and managing the implementation of, various ongoing regulatory initiatives 
•    Representing Barclays on industry fora and in market initiatives
•    Managing of external counsel including responsibility for legal spend
•    Delivering updates on relevant legal, regulatory and governance matters to senior management and colleagues within Legal and across the business 

What we’re looking for:

•    Qualified lawyer with current transactional rates and FX derivatives experience
•    A solid grounding in relevant ISDA transaction documentation (plus related definitions)
•    Familiarity with relevant regulation including MiFID and EMIR 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Experience of more complex/structured transactions, in particular TRS 
•    Knowledge of credit derivatives/CDS
•    Experience of working in a global team of lawyers

Where will you be working?

You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness centre and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.



USD 250750 to 310000

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