ISDA Negotiator

Belfast, United Kingdom
25 Feb 2023
28 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
ISDA Negotiator

Company: Treliant


Location: Belfast

Permanent/Contract: permanent

We are looking for legal professionals to join our Belfast team where you will work on a variety of projects supporting our Investment Banking clients.

Who are we?

Treliant is a global consulting firm serving banks, mortgage originators and servicers, FinTechs, and other companies providing financial services. We are led by practitioners from the industry and the regulatory community who bring deep domain knowledge to help our clients drive business change and address the most pressing compliance, regulatory, and operational challenges.

We provide data-driven, technology-enabled advisory, implementation, and staffing solutions to the regulatory compliance, risk, financial crimes, and capital markets functions of our clients.

Founded in 2005, Treliant is headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in New York, London, Belfast, Northern Ireland and Łódź, Poland. For more information visit

About the role

The scope and nature of the projects on which you'll work will vary according to your particular skill set & experience, however, examples of duties/responsibilities include:
  • Working on projects for top tier investment banking clients, developing your skillset through our training programmes along with on-the-job experience to become a Subject Matter Expert within areas of Investment Banking
  • Negotiate and review legal agreements with internal and external clients
  • Engage with Legal teams within the bank across multiple geographies
  • Communicate with clients via telephone and electronic avenues for negotiations
  • Work primarily with ISDAs, but also with other legal documentation around Margin Rules, IBOR and Brexit
  • Ensure the bank complies with regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that the correct controls and processes are in place in order to mitigate risk within the business
  • Manage large volumes of data using relevant data management software
  • Other responsibilities that fall under the remit of the role

Who are we looking for?

Qualifications & Experience
  • Strong educational background - Degree (Master would be an advantage)
  • 4+ years Legal experience ideally within a banking environment
  • Experience in legal negotiation, in particular ISDAs, Master Agreements
  • Strong communication skills, confident communicating with clients and stakeholders
  • Data Management - Able to understand, analyze and manage large amounts of data
  • Strong MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

Professional Skills

Communication - advanced interpersonal & communication skills. Able to liaise confidently with senior stakeholders, either over the phone or via email

Team player - able to work well within dynamic and goal-focused teams

Process driven - able to become quickly proficient in new processes and systems

Detail-focused - very strong attention to detail

Multi-tasking - highly organized and able to balance various responsibilities simultaneously

Professionally skeptical - able to identify and flag up anomalies for review

Decision-making - strong decision-making in a fast-paced and pressurized environment

Commitment - strong work ethic and delivery focused

Why Treliant?

Career Development - We put an emphasis on personal and professional growth by providing all the training you'll need to become a highly skilled Treliant consultant. Programs cover Finance, Regulatory, Technology, and Operational aspects of investment banking. On top of that, we also provide support in obtaining highly sought-after industry-recognised qualifications.

Clients - As a Treliant consultant, you will be working with some of the top clients in the financial services marketplace, such as top tier Investment Banks. Our roles place you at the cutting edge of the projects on which you'll be working, and give you the opportunity to learn from, work with and build relationships with the very best within those companies.

Rewards - Treliant offers our permanent staff an excellent compensation package. View our full list of benefits here.

Core Values - Whether you are a Client or an employee, Treliant wants the best for you. All our relationships are based on our Core Values: Deliver Excellence, Constantly Innovate, Treasure Diversity, Be Nimble, Listen First, and Develop our People.

Diversity & Inclusion - Treliant is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Treliant, LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Right to Work

Treliant is not in the position to provide sponsorship for this current position and so applicants must be able to work in the United Kingdom without requiring sponsorship.

Please note, Treliant receive a high volume of applications for all roles.  While we will endeavour to respond to all applicants, this is not always possible. Should you not receive a response to your application within 2 weeks, it is likely that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  However, we would like to retain your details on our systems for 6 months and may contact you should another potentially suitable vacancy arise.
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