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Securities Services Lawyer

Location: NYC 
Job Order#: 7084
Date Posted: May 16, 2022
Lexitas is seeking a highly motivated Securities Services Lawyer with 5+ years of experience to work with one of our financial services clients in their legal department. This will be a 6 month interim engagement with the possibility of extension.   The candidate must be available to work a full-time, hybrid schedule with a minimum of 3 days a week in the NYC office. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supporting the Securities Services Business which encompasses the following lines of business: Custody, Agency Securities Lending, Depositary, Fund Services, and Liquidity.
  • Providing legal guidance and expertise to the Securities Services Business throughout Europe, specifically although not limited to Ireland, Luxembourg and the UK. 
  • Covering EMEA securities services and client negotiations. 
  • Drafting transaction documents and contracts.  Instructing and liaising with external counsel, as required.
  • Advising the securities services business on key legal/regulatory issues.
  • Participation in Projects and the development of operational processes. 
  • Liaising with Business representatives and legal/compliance colleagues and other control functions (e.g. credit, tax etc) in EMEA and globally (US and Asia).
Candidates must possess the following skills, experience, and attributes:
  • Ability to be on site in New York City. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience ideally with a top law firm or equivalent experience as a lawyer obtained in private practice or in-house.
  • JD and active NY law license required.
  • Strong background in securities services. 
  • Ability to understand the business needs and partner with the business to create solutions.
  • Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk.
  • Ability to interact effectively with clients.
  • Background in providing legal services to operational intensive businesses is preferable.
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by submitting their resume. 
Since 1987, Lexitas has built our company upon a belief that having strong personal relationships with our clients, and providing reliable, accurate, and professional services is the driving force of our success and continued growth. Lexitas is a professional family of legal support companies that offers an array of services including local and national court reporting, legal video, medical record retrieval, registered agent services, and legal talent outsourcing. Our reach is truly national as well as international, and our hundreds of outstanding full-time staff and expert service providers are ready to deploy customized, high-quality solutions to our clients at virtually any time or place. For legal professionals who have critical and often immediate needs for expert, local and national legal support.
 

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