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My client, a Global Banking Group in Zurich with a strong leadership team, is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel contribute and advise on wide range of legal matters in relation to their activities around the globe. If you are a Swiss qualified Lawyer and/or a Legal Counsel with a Swiss law degree, with experiences in an international law firm or financial services institution, this is a wonderful opportunity for you!
As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will:
Be responsible for global legal transactions related to global markets, structured financing and banking solutions
Supervise and provide legal advise on company level and to internal & external stakeholders
Negotiate, review and draft various type of contracts including implementation of legal decisions throughout specific departments of the business
Maintain and update on all relevant legal matters i.e. regulations, market & group standards, corporate law, group standards etc.
Ongoing observation and implementation of legal framework in international jurisdiction
Provide legal advice on all commercial issues and agreements throughout the business including senior management
As Senior Legal Counsel, you should have:
10 - 15years of experience as a (Senior) Legal Counsel in financial services sector and/or as a Lawyer in an international law firm
Knowledge in Corporate Banking, Capital Markets Law and international structured financing transactions
Advisory and business development experience in an international environment would be an asset
Previous experience as a Legal Counsel and/or Lawyer is essential - Swiss LL.B is a must, additionally a UK law degree / Swiss Bar / Master's degree and above is a plus
Business fluent English, German or other European language skills would be a plus