Harry Eddis, Morgan Stanley

Author: | Published: 1 Nov 2007

Nick Pettifer
Staff writer


Morgan Stanley - Vice president in legal and compliance department, July 2006 to present.

Travers Smith - Assistant solicitor in financial services and markets group, July 2004 to July 2006.

Linklaters - Solicitor in financial markets group, February 1998 to April 2004.

Linklaters - Trainee solicitor, February 1996 to February 1998.

"I'm very much a lawyer that doesn't want to be pigeon-holed." After almost a decade in private practice, Harry Eddis' decision to go in-house at Morgan Stanley has taken him a long way towards achieving this goal. Eddis' principal role at the bank is to support the corporate derivatives business unit, by advising on all legal and regulatory aspects relating to a margin loan financing business.

But despite some routine aspects to the job, Eddis enjoys the freedom to diversify his skills. "The variety I get is from longer projects when the business is trying to do something more...