Legal Financial Markets Lawyer

  • Competitive
  • Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ING
  • 23 Mar 19

Legal Financial Markets Lawyer


Are you looking for...

A global legal function where you will be in direct contact with internal stakeholders and also have direct contacts with clients and law firms and this within the financial markets environment?

Are you also someone who ...

-has analytical and negotiation skills as well as creative intelligence
-has great communication and negotiation skills
-has strong interpersonal skills
-efficient, accurate/precise in combination with a critical mind
-has energy/enthusiasm


And you have as well ...

-Master's degree in law
-excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, French, Dutch (and perhaps German)
-knowledge and experience in negotiating of key international master agreements such as ISDA, CSA, FBF, ARG, DRV, GMRA, GMSLA, EMA, etc
-knowledge of LMA documentation would be an advantage
-understanding of financial markets' products and processes would be an advantage
-knowledge and understanding of key regulations such as EMIR, MiFID, FATCA, Dodd Frank, clearing, trade reporting, regulatory risk mitigation techniques
-preferably 1-4 years legal practice, in-house or law firm experience (or a banking experience)


... then you are our new Legal Financial Markets Lawyer

Your role ...

-assist the Financial Markets teams to provide financing and hedging solutions for a wide variety of clients from a legal and documentation perspective
-negotiate various type of international master agreements such as ISDA, CSA, FBF, ARG, GMRA, GMSLA, DRV, EMA, etc
-provide legal advice to stakeholders on transactions and financial market products
-be an active member in industry initiatives such as ISDA working groups and monitor global derivatives developments
-be part of various internal implementing work streams together with members of other internal departments such as Credit Risk, Compliance, Operations, Front Office, etc.
-be part of the implementation of the regulatory reform in the context of financial markets and their services and products
-provide legal support to other departments within ING globally on all matters which fall within the scope of activity
-advice, negotiate, review and structure documentation relating to debt capital markets in several jurisdictions for both clients and ING issuances, including commercial paper, medium term notes, covered bonds and retail bonds
-advice, negotiate, review and structure documentation relating to equity capital markets transactions in Belgium (IPO, SPO, OPA, ...)
-advice, review and structure documentation relating to structured notes/securitized derivatives distributed in the private banking and retail network

Your work environment at ING ...

ING Bank NV, Brussels Branch
Department: Legal Financial Markets
Location: Brussels, Marnix building

ING Belgium is, as the first universal direct bank, a strong player on the Belgian market. The bank provides its customers with a wide rang of financial products and services via the distribution channel of their choice (click and face). Customers of ING Belgium are as well retail and private banking clients, as well as small, medium and large enterprises.