We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators.
Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
WHO WE ARE
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.
Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
The Goldman Sachs Legal Division spans offices across 23 cities worldwide, from which we provide counsel and advice to support the global activities of the firm and our clients.
Our focus is on providing the highest quality legal advice while managing regulatory and reputational risk. Whether you are an experienced lawyer or have other relevant experience combined with an interest in financial law and strong critical thinking skills, our team might be right for you.
As a division we are focused on our people and their development and are committed to creating an environment that is diverse and inclusive.
We offer numerous training and career development opportunities including a weekly legal training programme, divisional mentoring schemes and a people development committee tasked with providing tangible tools to help manage and develop careers.
The division also has a number of active and varied committees including the Diversity, Pro Bono, Charity and Social Committees and encourages participation in the Women's, Black and LGBT firmwide affinity networks.
BUSINESS UNIT AND ROLE OVERVIEW
We are looking for an Associate level lawyer to join the FICC legal team which supports the EMEA Global Markets Division of Goldman Sachs.
The FICC legal team covers a full spectrum of fixed income products including FX, Rates, Credit and Commodities as well as asset backed transactions across a range of asset classes.
The team advises on the structuring and execution of transactions, market structure matters, helps the firm navigate legal and regulatory change and advises on all aspects of legal and reputational risk.
We work with a broad range of stakeholders, including the business, compliance, internal audit and operations.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR :
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ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow.
Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.
We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs.