JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide is looking to hire a Legal Counsel for their Centre of Excellence Legal Team.
About the Centre of Excellence:
The Centre of Excellence Legal Team (COE) is the offshore legal support to JPMorgan legal teams globally supporting various lines of business. The successful candidate must have strong analytical and collaborative skills, be able to work independently as well as collaboratively within the team and be a true “self-starter.”
Primary Responsibilities will include:
To assist in managing the review and support of wholesale financial transactional documentation including credit, trading, TOBs, brokerage and cap markets documentation.
Responsible for reviewing constitutional documents, to ensure that all the requisite corporate consents and capacity and authority requirements are in place prior to the finalization of agreements and subsequent commencement of business or trading.
Collaborate and support regional legal teams on global documentation or remediation projects.
Provide 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.
Assisting the regional legal teams to enter data from standardized or negotiated agreements into internal systems and to assist in the maintenance of databases relating to firmwide initiatives.
Drafting, reviewing and finalizing documentation for the JPMorgan legal teams including notices, consents, MOUs, LOIs and RFPs, etc. in accordance with existing templates.
Qualifications for the role:
A law graduate from a premier law school in India;
3-4 Years PQE in professional practice or in a similar role with a captive LPO;
Superior communication skills and be able to work comfortably with business and management teams,
Ability to interact and communicate effectively at a local, regional and global level;
Competency in the use of technology, documentation management systems and shared databases will be viewed favorably;
Able to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals;
Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
Ability to identify and escalate issues timely and appropriately;
Comfortable working to metrics and data measurement systems; and
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines.
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About the Company:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, 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 most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com. The JPMorgan Chase Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services to the firm.