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Legal Counsel

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Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Private Bank

Our client is a Tier 1 Bank, that currently looking for Legal Counsel. Position to be based in Geneva.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordination with local counsel on legal and regulatory issues for private banking business generally
  • Assisting with legal advice and policy development for new business initiatives, products and platforms
  • Advising and providing support for the Bank’s management
  • Monitoring of legal and regulatory developments and their impact on the Bank’s business
  • Facilitating and supporting the legal stream in national and international projects within the Bank
  • Drafting and examining contracts, settlement agreements and correspondence
  • Working closely with the bank’s client advisers to respond to all legal and regulatory aspects of queries arising out of their relationship with their clients
  • Supporting the management in all aspects of client complaints, litigations and contentious issues
  • Provide efficient, client-oriented solutions and ongoing support to the Private Banking front staff with regard to legal and reputation risk issues arising in daily business with clients
  • Supervising and managing outside counsel in litigation matters, regulatory and enforcement proceedings and internal investigations
  • Training the bank’s employees on special legal topics
  Your Background:
  • University law degree and admittance to the Bar in Switzerland
  • Ability to communicate well and work in a cross-functional team to achieve common goals
  • Ability to prioritize and respond to business needs and goals
  • Experience as a lawyer in the banking area (preferably private banking) or in a corporate law firm (specialised in banking law)
  • Excellent legal background (good knowledge of banking law would be an asset)
  • Good communicator, capable of coping with pressure and with a natural capacity for persuading and convincing
  • Fluent in English and German – Additional language skills would be an asset
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