Legal, Derivatives Lawyer, Vice President, Frankfurt

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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.



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.   


The Frankfurt-based role sits within our EMEA-team covering the Fixed Income Global Currencies, Emerging Markets and Credit businesses for the Global Markets Division and will have a special focus on Goldman Sachs´s main EU-based entity Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE. 


  • Advising on the structuring, documentation and execution of a wide range of derivatives and structured products.
  • Advising on a variety of risk management and cross-border legal issues, in particular in relation to innovative hedging and financing structures, new product development and growth markets.
  • Advising on the practical impact on trading businesses of regulatory reforms.
  • Assisting with the negotiation and drafting of transactional documents, including coordination with external counsel.

  Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years legal experience in a leading law firm or financial institution.
  • Derivatives market experience and familiarity with ISDA and other derivatives documentation.
  • Knowledge of derivatives products or other structured financial instruments.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team oriented with the ability to respond and be flexible to client demands, whilst adhering to firm policies and group practices.
  • Ability to work with colleagues across Europe, the US, Middle East and Asia.



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. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at . We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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Job ID: 2020-66714

Schedule Type: Full Time

Level: Vice President

Function(s): General

Region: EMEA

Division: Legal

Business Unit: Global Markets Legal

Employment Type: Employee

  • Full Time position
  • Compensation will be Market Rate

Legal, Derivatives Lawyer, Vice President, Frankfurt

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