ABOUT THE COMPANY
JP Morgan Chase & Co. is one of the oldest financial institutions, is a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management and is located in Mumbai.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
JP Morgan Chase & Co is looking to hire an able candidate for the post of Counsel-Markets Legal for its Mumbai Corporate Centre. The position is in Mumbai, at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate Centre (“MCC”), reporting into the team lead for APAC Markets in the MCC who in turn is accountable to the APAC Regional Markets Practice Group (the “APAC Markets PG”).
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Markets MCC team’s provision of legal transactional support to the APAC Markets businesses based on internal guidance and standard operating procedures, including:• Review and support of wholesale financial transactional documentation including credit, trading, TOBs, prime brokerage, derivatives and regulatory driven documentation• Review of constitutional documents, to ensure that all the requisite corporate consents and capacity and authority requirements are in place prior to finalization of agreements and subsequent commencement of business or trading• Providing support on global documentation or remediation projects• Providing gap analysis and summary of transaction and client specific deviations in negotiated agreements from standardized templates or against playbooks and policy manuals to identify discrepancies, escalation mechanisms and managing remediation exercises• Entering and managing data from standardized or negotiated agreements into internal systems and assisting in the maintenance of databases relating to firm-wide initiatives• Drafting, reviewing and finalizing documentation including notices, consents, MOUs, LOIs and RFPs, etc. in accordance with existing templates
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS• Minimum of 2-7 years PQE in professional practice and/or in in-house experience covering Markets related work in a comparable financial institution• Strong drafting, negotiation and legal analytical skills• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to interact with senior business personnel and stakeholders in other functions• Self-directed and highly motivated attitude coupled with an ability to work collaboratively in a high performing team• Ability to interact and communicate effectively at a local, regional and global level and work in a cross-functional, cross-jurisdiction, team to achieve common goals• Competency in the use of technology, documentation management systems and shared databases will be viewed favourably• Ability to identify and escalate issues timely and appropriately• Comfortable working to metrics and data measurement systems• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
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