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Trading agreement negotiation exclusively for the buy side.
ISDA, Prime Brokerage, Custody, Futures Clearing, Repo and more.

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Trading Agreement Negotiation

High touch legal negotiations at competitive fixed rates: ISDA, Prime Brokerage, Custody, Futures Clearing, Repo and more.

Benchmarking Review

Extracting data from Trading Agreements and providing analytics.

Uncleared Margin Rules Implementation

Advising and assisting to prepare for and negotiate agreements required by Phases 5 and 6.


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Why HedgeLegal

Experience and Focus

Our sole focus is trading agreements.  We know them well and service clients across the spectrum of trading strategies.

Process & Pricing

Each negotiation is approached based on strategy, credit profile, trading  and operational needs.

Fixed Rate pricing available.  

Thought Leadership

HedgeLegal is at the forefront of legal and market developments, publishing articles and webinars to educate the market.

Our Team

Poseidon Retsinas


Poseidon has over 13 years of experience as a negotiator of trading documentation (Prime Brokerage, ISDA, Futures Clearing, Repo, Custody, etc). Prior to founding HedgeLegal, he was responsible for the onboarding and negotiation of all trading documentation for Innocap, one of the world's largest hedge fund managed account platforms with over 7 Billion in assets under management. His experience spans a wide range of product lines as well as investment strategies. Poseidon has extensive experience in Prime Broker selection, prime finance and pricing negotiations and has built strong relationships across the street with brokers, allocators and managers.

Poseidon has a diverse international experience. In addition to being admitted to the New York Bar and Quebec Bar, Poseidon was an associate at a premier global law firm in London, Clifford Chance, where he specialized in derivatives. Poseidon obtained his law degree from McGill University and holds a Master’s degree in Law and Accounting from the London School of Economics. Poseidon’s articles have been published in the Hedge Fund Law Report, Hedgeweek and HFM Week. He is frequently a speaker on industry panels.

Alexander Robinson


Alexander Robinson is an attorney with sell-side experience, having worked at BNP Paribas. He is a graduate of McGill Law called to Bar in both Quebec and Ontario. He has also completed all the prerequisite examinations for the New York State Bar and will be called shortly. Alex has advised clients on a variety of corporate and commercial matters, tax law, and has served as In-House counsel for a large Canadian REIT.

Before attending McGill Law, Alex majored in Finance at the John Molson School of Business, where he placed in the top 5% of his class, making him a member of the international Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. His undergraduate studies led him to completing internships at both Fidelity Investments as well as Cirque du Soleil. His mutual interest in both law and finance fuels his desire to provide solutions that are operationally sound and financially viable.

Sahar Babaï

Financial Controller and Analyst

Sahar has over 15 years of experience as a controller, accountant and analyst. In her previous role she served as a business analyst at Metrobec, one of Canada’s largest firms specializing in trading, recycling and processing of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. She worked closely with management and traders to analyse daily market prices of metals. Sahar holds a bachelors degree in Accounting and Business/Management from Concordia University.

David Balass


David Balass is a second-year law student at McGill University with a strong passion for the world of finance. Before studying law, he majored in finance and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University. David has completed CFA Level I. David's appetite for knowledge in both law and finance is insatiable and his ultimate goal is to pursue a career at the intersection of these two fields.

Andrew Medeiros


Andrew Medeiros is a second year law student at McGill University, a research assistant at McGill’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy, and an increasingly active participant in industry discussions about central clearing and financial market infrastructure. His two and a half years of legal research experience have explored the risks of ESG investing, patent policy, and U.S. redistricting litigation. He holds a B.A. in Sociology (First Class Honours) from McGill University and held research fellowships at MIT and McGill.

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We negotiate a wide array of trading agreements

ISDA, Prime Brokerage, Term Commitment, Futures Clearing, OTC Clearing, FX PB, Repo, Equity Master Confirmation Agreements, Custody, etc.
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HedgeLegal is dedicated to providing the Buy Side with industry best practice trading document negotiation.


Our clients span a wide range of product lines as well as investment strategies.  We represent corporates, startup managers as well as established managers with billions under management.

We have strong relationships with brokers across the street and leverage this to obtain efficiency and sound terms for our clients.