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  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Job type: Employment
  • Published on: 1st November 2019

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Our Company

We are BBVA, a global bank with more than 73 million customers and a footprint that extends across more than 30 countries. We work to help people make the best financial decisions and bring the age of opportunity to everyone. We are guided by our values: the customer comes first, we think big and we are one team.


Global Markets Lawyer - BBVA

BBVA is hiring a lawyer in the London office to join its dynamic and busy Global Marketslegal team, reporting to a senior legal counsel, where exposure to a significant breadth ofproduct areas will provide an excellent platform for professional development andopportunities for growth in a leading international bank.


  • Providing English law advice to the Corporate and Investment Banking division of theBank, both locally and to the head office and international branches.
  • Reviewing, drafting and advising on a wide variety of contracts relating to, but notlimited to, derivatives, fixed income and structured products (including ISDAconfirmations, prospectuses, final terms, distribution agreements and confidentialityagreements).
  • Analysing and advising the business areas on all relevant regulatory matters (e.g. MiFIDII, EMIR, BRRD, BMR, Prospectus Regulation and related UK legislation and statutoryinstruments) and ensuring that contracts remain in compliance with applicable law andregulation.
  • Reviewing, drafting and advising on debt capital markets transactions.
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating master agreements (e.g. ISDA, CSA, GMRA,GMSLA).
  • Reviewing lending documentation such as LMA credit facilities and security documents.
  • Liaising with outside counsel on various matters as and when required.
  • Keeping abreast of legislative changes that may affect the Bank.



  • Qualified solicitor in England and Wales.
  • Would suit candidates with up to 5 years post-qualification experience (PQE) working ina top international law firm; prior experience in an in-house legal department is alsohelpful.


  • Ability to work well and efficiently under pressure - working outside core office hours inorder to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage a high workload consisting of a wide range of multiple competingtasks for various business areas.
  • Robust and thorough approach to drafting and reviewing of documentation.
  • Strong ability to work effectively in multi-cultural, geographically dispersed, virtualteams.
  • Good understanding of the regulatory aspects of banking and finance.


  • Spanish language skills helpful but not essential

Additional Essential Attributes:

  • A punctual, professional and reliable team player.
  • An understanding of the necessity to provide a high standard of customer service toclients
  • An interest and enthusiasm for this area of law and business.

About you:

  • You have the ability to create new business relationships.
  • You consider yourself a person with initiative.
  • You love to work in collaborative and diverse environments.
  • You identify with the purpose and values of BBVA.

At BBVA, we are proud to be a company that prioritizes diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities, regardless of the race, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, religion or sexual orientation of our employees and collaborators. Corporate responsibility is an essential component of our business model, as we promote financial education and support research and culture.
Being part of BBVA means developing your career in the company that is leading the transformation of the financial sector.