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BlackRock Aladdin Wealth- VP- London in London, United Kingdom

Aladdin Wealth- VP- London

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Legal & ComplianceEnglandLondon,Requisition #: R191706

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Aladdin Wealth- VP- London

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[Corporate Attorney-Aladdin-172350]

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BlackRock is one of the largest, most sophisticated global investment management firms and a leading provider of financial technology solutions to clients worldwide, including its class-leading Aladdin® investment management platform for institutional investors, Aladdin® Wealth and Advisor Center analytics platforms for financial advisors, and FutureAdvisor® digital advisory business. BlackRock’s asset management capabilities and technology solutions are enabled by technology and service agreements with world-class providers of hardware, software and hosted solutions, in areas as diverse as artificial intelligence, cloud-based platforms, and trading and markets infrastructure, leveraging solutions at every level of the technology stack.

For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com at http://www.blackrock.com/ | Twitter: @blackrock_news | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com at http://www.blackrockblog.com/ | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

The Digital Enterprise Legal team within BlackRock is seeking a technology transactional attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience in commercial negotiations and contracting to support our business. The role will focus on supporting BlackRock’s Aladdin and Aladdin Wealth client businesses, and will include responsibility for negotiating service agreements for the provision of financial technology tools and services to insurance companies, corporate treasuries, asset managers, wealth managers, and other investment management entities on a worldwide basis. This role will also involve executing on projects designed to improve business impact, mitigate legal and regulatory risk, and to enable BlackRock to best serve its clients. The attorney will work closely with the leadership teams across BlackRock Solutions and the Aladdin and Aladdin Wealth Businesses to provide both legal and business guidance in support of strategic business development activities, ongoing client relationship management and other key initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, present and advise BlackRock’s functional and management teams on corporate and business law issues.

  • Negotiate agreements for the provision of enterprise investment systems and financial risk and wealth management tools.

  • Support the business development and product development processes by providing key inputs and advice.

  • Support broader business requirements, including strategic partnership and vendor relationships, as applicable.

  • Work in a fast-paced and business-oriented environment with business groups throughout BlackRock.

Requirements:

  • JD (US) / law degree / PGDL qualification (UK) / other equivalent qualification, with a minimum of four years of experience, preferably at a major law firm (secondment experience a plus) or in-house at a corporate legal department. Language skills (in particular, French, German and Italian) would be a plus.

  • Corporate transactional, contracts negotiation and/or commercial transaction experience, preferably with background in technology and intellectual property related matters. Experience in “software as a service” (SaaS) and outsourcing contracts and in direct client-facing negotiations preferred.

  • Ability to learn and understand complex technical service offerings and requirements and apply knowledge in negotiation of service contracts.

  • Ability to learn business requirements quickly, analyze legal and commercial risks and propose creative, business-oriented solutions.

  • Ability to interact directly with internal business managers and subject matter experts to address the needs of a growing global business in a thoughtful and practical manner.

  • Ability to effectively support a team of senior attorneys, and to assess, calibrate, communicate and handle evolving priorities in a dynamic and rewarding environment.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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