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Derivatives Negotiation Lawyer

New York
30 Aug 2023

We are currently seeking a Derivatives Negotiation Lawyer to work with our financial institutions client base.  


  • Serve as a team player with prior experience in corporate and financial institutions. 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to manage complex terms and share with various stakeholders in a simple and effective manner. 
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with other internal departments. 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • 2+ years of experience within a corporate or financial institution related to ISDA documentation. 
  • Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating ISDA Derivatives Master Agreements.
  • Experience supporting trading desks in a fast-paced environment. 

Compensation, Benefits & Location:  

This role offers a range of competitive compensation starting at $125,000 and a highly competitive benefits package in the alternative legal services marketplace that includes health benefits, 401K and more.  Axiomites also get access to professional development resources and learning and development programs. Axiomites predominately work remotely, with the exception that some clients require on-site presence.  

Axiom is the global leader in high-caliber, on-demand legal talent. Covering North America, the UK, Europe, and APAC, we enable legal departments to drive efficiency and growth and meet the demands of today's business landscape with best in breed alterative legal services.  

Axiom is a leader in diversity, inclusion, and social engagement. Diversity is core to our values and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be named a best place to work for LGBTQ+ Equality, earning top marks in the 2021 Corporate Equality Index for the second consecutive year. Axiom's legal department is Mansfield certified and is committed to considering at least 50% diverse candidates for leadership roles and outside counsel representation.  

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Learn more about working at Axiom . 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Axiom ensures equal employment opportunity in recruitment and employment, without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religious creed or belief, political opinion, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital (or civil or other partnership recognized by law) status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Axiom prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.

Accommodation for Individuals with Disabilities: Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Axiom will provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in each stage of the recruitment process. To request an accommodation to complete the application form, please contact us at benefits@ and include Applicant Accommodation in the subject line. 


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  • Job Reference: 1101145078-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2023
  • Recruiter: Axiom Law
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal