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Legal Counsel

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: FS124928032018
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 28/03/2018
An international private bank providing clients with high-quality investments is looking for a Legal Counsel to expand its Legal department. As part of a dynamic team, your role will be to support the front office team by being pro-active and aware of the local market.
  • As Legal Counsel, you will be directly involved in the following responsibilities :
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  • Legal advice on Swiss and international financial market law-related issues as well as monitoring of and preparation for new laws and regulations
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  • Skills
  • Advising all business units on legal matters, including liaison with external counsels where advice is outsourced as well as interaction with supervisory authority
  • Legal assessment, drafting, and structuring of agreements and commercial contracts, such as credit agreements, service agreements, distribution agreements etc.
  • Lead and support contractual negotiations with clients and business partners
  • Creation and amendment of internal legal directives, maintain standard contracts and terms & conditions
  • Assessments of merits of claims brought by or against the bank and support of external counsel where bank enters into litigation

  • Degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a legal function and/or  international banking (regulatory requirements)
  • Interest in projects and relevant work experience an advantage
  • Fluent in German and English 

Please send your CV to Frederic Spielmann
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