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Senior Legal Counsel Private Banking

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG

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Senior Legal Counsel Private Banking


DivisionCorporate Center & LogisticsFunction/PositionSenior Legal Counsel Private BankingLocationGenevaFunction/Position objectivesReporting to the Head of Legal Clients & Corporate. Assuming legal responsibilities for the Geneva Branch and ensuring compliance of the banking activities with relevant laws and regulations.Responsibilities

* Provide legal advisory services in all legal matters related to the Geneva Branch
* Support Relationship Managers and management of the Bank in legal matters regarding the daily business of the Private Banking division
* Handling of legal procedures of any kind (for litigation cases coordination of the cooperation with external counsel)
* Review of standardized as well as non-standardized agreements between the Bank and clients as well as the Bank and other third parties
* Provide advice on major banking, regulatory or corporate projects and training where necessary
* Responsible for handling requests by authorities and/or requests relating to inheritance cases
* Drafting/Reviewing directives taking into account relevant legal and regulatory aspects


* Law degree from a Swiss university and Swiss Bar admission
* At least 6-8 years experience as in-house Counsel, within a Swiss bank
* Analytical approach with the capacity to find pragmatic business solutions
* Generalist, hands-on approach, discretion and judgment
* Excellent communication skills both verbal and in written
* Ability to accurately work under pressure whilst managing priorities
* Expert verbal and written English knowledge; French; German is an asset

Activity rate100%Please send your application to:recruiting_CORPLOGI@jsafrasarasin.comOnly direct applications will be considered.