EMEA Sales & Trading (Prime Brokerage) Lawyer Job Number: 3187022Posting Date: Aug 25, 2022Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-LondonJob: Legal and ComplianceEmployment Type: Full TimeJob Level: Manager DescriptionCompany Profile Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture. Position Description Morgan Stanley wishes to engage a solicitor to join its EMEA Sales & Trading (Prime Brokerage) Legal team on an FTE basis. The candidate will report to the EMEA Head of International Prime Brokerage, Legal (based in London) and will cover a market-leading business – including its client clearing (both OTC and Listed Derivatives) and fund administration businesses. Primary Responsibilities This role would be part of a team of 4-5 lawyers. The primary focus of the role would be day-to-day legal coverage for these businesses, specific transactions/client negotiations (including liaising with documentation teams), and liaising with Compliance function on ad hoc regulatory issues. This individual would work closely with other members of the Legal and Compliance division in London, Europe, NY and Asia (as required), and also with the business unit (including the risk management function) and other business unit support functions (including operations, finance/accounting policy, tax, treasury, credit risk). The role will also include implementation and continuing coverage of the regulatory reform agenda impacting these business units, including: EMIR; AIFMD (relationships with depositaries, client requirements, compliance with broader AIFMD requirements); UCITS V; MiFID; Client Asset Rules (CASS rulebook); Shadow Banking (including Securities Financing Transaction Regulation, and Securities Law Legislation); EU/UK CRDV/CRR (impact on client clearing businesses, and CCP relationships). QualificationsSkills/Experience Required Previous banking / commercial / regulatory legal background required. Solid grounding in securities and contract law and general up-to-date knowledge of UK/EU legislation impacting sales and trading. Knowledge of EMIR, AIFMD, CASS, MIFID regulations. Previous sales and trading experience would be desirable. Strong negotiation skills. Professional, confident, with presence and initiative. Excellent judgement and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong management, organisational and administrative skills. Be a good team player. Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents. in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.