Lawyer to Support Treasury Services EMEA Assistant General Counsel

JPMorgan Chase
Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP181-23
JPMorgan Chase

The Role


The Role


Lawyer to support Treasury & Securities Services in MENA - VP, Assistant General Counsel - Dubai, UAE

The Legal & Compliance Department of JP Morgan Chase & Co. seeks an attorney in Dubai to support its Treasury & Securities Services business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Treasury & Securities Services ("T&SS") is a top-ranked, full service provider of transactional services to leading corporate and institutional clients globally. T&SS comprises Treasury Services, which provides cash management, trade finance, liquidity and payment card services, and Worldwide Securities Services, which provides global custody, fund accounting and administration and clearance and collateral management services to institutional investors and investment managers. The Legal & Compliance Department of JP Morgan Chase & Co. comprises over 500 professionals globally. This position will report to a Managing Director for the T&SS Legal team in London.

The attorney who fills this position will partner with senior managers of the business to achieve strategic objectives as the T&SS business expands globally. Among the attorney's responsibilities will be:
* Advising T&SS management in JPMorgan offices in the MENA region in connection with day-to-day activities and development of new products and services.
* Developing template documentation for products and services offered by the business.
* Negotiating a range of credit arrangements for clients, e.g. import/export financing agreements, bilateral and syndicated credit facilities, working capital loans, guarantees and collateral arrangements.
* Providing legal support for the establishment of new branch and other operating locations for the business in the region.
* Selecting and instructing external counsel where needed.
* Coordinating delivery of legal services with Legal & Compliance Department colleagues in Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific regions.

Requirements


Requirements


Experience required:
* Minimum of 6 years post qualification experience with a major law firm or financial services legal department in MENA.
* Familiarity with laws and regulations pertaining to financial services in MENA.
* Strong written and oral communications skills in English and (other?)
* Experience negotiating trade and working capital credit arrangements, including Islamic banking and financing transactions strongly preferred

About the Company


About the Company


JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States. With a history dating back over 200 years, here's where we stand today:

* We are a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion.
* We operate in more than 60 countries.
* We have more than 200,000 employees.
* We serve millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.
* We are a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity.
* Our stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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