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Senior Legal Counsel

Susquehanna Pacific Pty Ltd
Sydney, Australia
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Legal Counsel
Overview
Susquehanna Pacific Pty Limited (a member of the Susquehanna International Group of companies) is currently seeking an In House Senior Legal Counsel with a strong knowledge of pan Asian securities and derivative markets. Primarily your role is to advise on the full range of legal matters which affect the business of Susquehanna Pacific across the Asia Pacific.

This role requires a senior financial markets lawyer who has the ability to manage stakeholders across all business functions, exceptional negotiation capability, and has a broad range of knowledge of customary documentation and legal and regulatory issues in Asian financial markets.

Who We Are

The Susquehanna International Group of companies (known as SIG) comprise a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. We commit our own capital to trade financial products around the world. Building virtually all of our own trading technology from scratch, we are leaders and innovators in high performance, low latency trading. With experts in almost every discipline, we build some of the most powerful trading systems in the financial industry.

Your Daily Responsibilities will include:
  • Work closely with other members of the SIG legal team.
  • Provide frontline legal support to senior executives and trading staff.
  • Manage a diverse range of legal matters which affect the business across the Asia Pacific region, including reviewing and negotiating technology licensing, clearing, trading, financing, brokerage and OTC derivative agreements.
  • Undertake both transactional work and advice work.
What we're looking for
  • Holder of a current practising certificate in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore or UK.
  • In house financial markets/securities/derivatives related legal experience, both advisory and transaction document negotiation.
  • Prior experience with a buy side financial markets firm would be highly regarded
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • 10 years + post admission experience.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to deal confidently with senior executives and all other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work across different legal jurisdictions and time zones.
  • Experience in the following areas would be highly regarded:
    • Negotiating ISDA Master Agreements and related documentation;
    • Employment law advice and documentation.
Susquehanna Pacific's office is based in the Barangaroo precinct of the Sydney CBD, and the firm offers excellent working conditions, including: free breakfast and lunch, and an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, fast paced environment.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to relocate to Australia from overseas.

SIG does not post salary information, so any salary information you find online may not be accurate because it was not provided or verified by SIG.

SIG does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or search firms. Any resume or referral submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of SIG and no fee will be paid.

Job ID  SUSQA004Y6310
ABOUT COMPANY
Sydney, Australia
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SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with a growth mindset and an analytical approach to decision making. As one of the largest proprieta...
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