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Head of Legal & Compliance

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Head of Legal & Compliance

Head of Legal & Compliance

Company profile

Saxo Bank is a leading online trading and investment specialist. The three specialized and fully integrated trading platforms, the browser or mobile-based SaxoTraderGO and the downloadable SaxoTrader are available in over 20 languages. The Saxo Bank Group is headquartered in Copenhagen with offices throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East and Australia.

Main tasks

• Advise on contracts, legal issues and legal implications of business initiatives
and provide business-minded hands on solutions
• Support contract negotiations
• Develop and implement local policies
• Minimize legal risks by offering standard templates and reviewing legally relevant procedures
• Legal support cross-functional projects
• Manage litigation proceedings and coordinate outside counsel
• Closely monitor relevant areas of legislation and political developments
relevant for the business and advise the organization as well as senior
management accordingly
• Establish and maintain relevant relationships with internal and
external stakeholders
• Reporting lines within matrix structure (locally to the CFO and globally to the
Group General Counsel)
• Leading the legal and compliance department


• Master of law or equivalent (bar admission in Switzerland and/or international LLM a plus)
• Good financial and business understanding
• Experienced in Financial Products
• At least 5 to 8 years working experience after the bar exam in a law firm and/or
legal department of a financial institution
• Sound knowledge in banking law and contract law
• Sound understanding of governance and compliance issues
• Strong organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to handle multiple competing tasks and priorities within tight time frames
• Effective communicator with strong negotiation and relationship management skills
• Structured, persistent and efficient working methods
• Team player, results and solution oriented, self-directed and precise worker
• Proficient command of written and spoken German and English, knowledge of French desirable

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Katharina Albrecht, Tel. +41 44 210 36 20



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