Legal Associate - Euroclear
30/07/2021

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Banking & Finance, Regulatory
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Euroclear is looking for a Legal Associate with minimum 3 years of regulatory banking experience with a perfect command of English and Dutch or French.

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Euroclear is a global provider of market infrastructure services that provides settlement, safe-keeping and servicing for a range of securities, including bonds, equities, derivatives and investment funds. By connecting over 2,000 financial market participants across the globe and ensuring that securities transactions are processed safely and efficiently, Euroclear reinforces the efficiency of the financial markets.

Euroclear is a people-oriented organisation with a renowned reputation in the global markets. As the trusted provider of post-trade services, Euroclear connects participants from across the globe and ensures the transfer of money and securities.

With over 3,800 people based around the world, Euroclear has a culture of high performance and continuous development where every employee can grow and thrive.

As a member of the Legal Division of the group holding company (Euroclear SA) and in particular as a member of the Euroclear Bank (EB) legal team, you will provide legal support to Euroclear Bank as a member of the Banking and Collateral Management legal team.

Your main responsibilities will be to handle legal issues related to the operations of and services provided by Euroclear Bank, focusing on banking and finance matters as well as EB collateral management services. You will mainly support EB credit, treasury and collateral management departments and also have the opportunity to participate in certain Euroclear Group projects (projects are internationally orientated and can relate to liquidity and credit management, collateral management, debt issuance, new banking products etc.).

As an Euroclear Bank Legal Associate, your tasks will include:

  • advise (internal) clients and management on the legal framework, focusing on banking and finance regulations, in and outside Europe;
     
  • drafting and negotiating contracts with counterparts and clients (credit documentation, GMRA, ISDA, collateral management contracts, pledge agreements etc.);
     
  • documenting the services offered by Euroclear Bank (collateral management, securities lending and borrowing etc);
     
  • providing assistance and legal support for new services of Euroclear Bank and new projects of the Euroclear Group;
     
  • cooperating with the lawyers of the Legal Division within all entities of the Euroclear Group;
     
  • participating in the legal training (risk awareness) of relevant staff/departments.

We are looking for a lawyer:

  • with a European Master of Laws degree;
     
  • highly motivated and interested in the capital market and banking sector;
     
  • preferably minimum 3 years of relevant experience in the capital market and/or financial world, gained in an in-house legal division of a bank, broker or other financial institution or in a law firm;
     
  • Excellent command of English.  Being fluent in French, Dutch or German is a plus;
     
  • excellent communication and drafting skills;
     
  • detail-oriented, analytic and pragmatic;
     
  • flexible, proactive and able to deliver high quality support across jurisdictions, in a timely, pragmatic, cost efficient and effective way;
     
  • Obtaining approval of others with good arguments, appropriate influencing methods and a certain “natural authority” (persuasion).

Euroclear offers you:

  • The chance to be part of an organization that plays a key role in ensuring the stability and efficiency of financial markets globally
     
  • The opportunity to work in a truly inspiring multicultural company
     
  • Plenty of possibilities to learn and grow as a professional
     
  • A diversity of complex tasks and projects where you can have an impact on the heart of the banking & financial sector
     
  • The chance to join a dynamic team of banking lawyers with a great team spirit
     
  • An interesting salary package with fringe benefits

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Kathleen Peirsman for more information.
Contact Kathleen by mail: [email protected] or call +32 473 49 71 80.

When you apply, we will keep your CV and other personal data you give us in our database in accordance with our privacy notice.


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