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Senior Legal Counsel Private Banking

Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG

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Senior Legal Counsel Private Banking


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Senior Legal Counsel Private Banking
Basel and Zurich
Function/Position objectives
Reporting to the Head of Legal Clients & Corporate. Assuming legal responsibilities for the Basel Branch and ensuring compliance of the banking activities with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Provide legal advisory services in all legal matters related to the Basel office
  • 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
  • Handling the legal side in projects regarding the development of the Bank
  • 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; German; French is an asset
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