Senior Legal Counsel H/F

Zurich, Suisse

CDI - Temps plein

Salaire (brut annuel) : 120 000 - 160 000 CHF

Poste

At least 5 years of experience in a law firm or in the banking and financial sector
Bachelors in law (from a Swiss university or local applied knowledge)
Knowledge of private banking services (and products including digital assets such as crypto is a plus)
Fluent in German, Spanish and English

Your main tasks :

- 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,
- Review of all banking documents and procedures as regards compliance with law and regulations,
- Support the bank's Paralegal Team in answering official inquiries of authorities and in answering inquiries related to the handling of clients' estates,
- Legal advice to client advisers, marketing teams and support functions in account documentation, KYC and AML matters,
- Assist the business and other departments in implementing changes in Swiss laws and regulations,
- Prepare and review account and product documentation,
- Provide advice, assistance and legal support to HR, Technology and other support functions in the review of documentation, particularly contractual documentation including in the area of outsourcing and data protection,
- Cover all tasks relating to legal aspects of cross-border regulatory projects,
- Advise business in relation to client complaints; handle litigation in cooperation with the Bank’s general legal counsel,
- Support the development of a sound tax framework (FATCA, CRS/AIE, etc.),
- Give training in all legal and regulatory aspects to all departments.

Profil


Profil recherché

- Law degree with strong academic records, attorney at law a plus


- At least 7Sa years of relevant legal experience in a law firm and/or inhouse, preferably in the banking and financial sector


- Knowledge of private banking services and products including digital assets are beneficial,


- Proactive, team player, excellent interpersonal skills,


- Very good communication skills together with a concise and precise drafting style,


- Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment while maintaining a high level of diligence,


- Dynamic, flexible and capable of working independently,


- Solution- and target-oriented person with analytical skills and a customer-oriented focus,


- Common sense, sound judgment and dynamism,


- Fluent in German, Spanish and English.