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Legal Counsel

Star(t) Emploi SA

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Legal Counsel

Our client, a Family Office based in Geneva, is looking for a

Legal Counsel

"Permanent Role"

Task list:

  • Drafting contracts (focus on M&A and commercial) in French and English. Russian are a plus.
  • Legal & Policy research, Swiss and international. Basic knowledge of key areas of EU legislation (data protection, antitrust, consumer protection, etc.)
  • Corporate secretarial: drafting and amending articles of association, preparing Board and Shareholder Minutes, Board resolutions, Management reports and other company documents, managing capital transactions (capital increase/decrease, share transfers, etc.), interacting with company registries worldwide (extracts, director appointments, etc.)
  • Proactively assist the CEO in building up a lien and efficient global legal organization (people, archiving, best practice sharing, legal template creation, etc.)
  • Participate in executive & strategic meetings 
  • Follow-up on business results and draft reports to shareholders 


  • LL.B and LL.M., additional degrees are a plus
  • Fluent English and French (both written and spoken), Russian are a plus
  • Solid experience in corporate & commercial law, good knowledge of company laws
  • Strong interest in business, entrepreneurial “can do” mindset
  • Good social skills – diplomacy, empathy, modesty 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and other Office programs