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Our client is an international financial institution, based in Switzerland. This is a rare opportunity to be appointed in a senior role as Deputy General Counsel, supporting the business and a legal team of 10. You will be an experienced international Banking & Finance Lawyer whose years of diverse transactional experience have now developed into a role where the requirement is to focus on managing a team, working closely with the business, supporting the General Counsel and a high profile Board.
In this role your key responsibilities will be varied and include, but not limited to:
Work with, mentor and supervise the legal teams to oversee workflow and delegate responsibilities in line with business objectives and targets to include setting goals and key performance indicators and, when required, undertaking requisite performance reviews.
Provide a range of advice to all management levels of the business to include assisting the General Counsel in their strategic function.
Provide a range of advice on legal, regulatory and litigation matters with respect to the business and where appropriate retain and manage external counsel.
Work with external regulatory bodies with respect to all legal matters and institutional activities.
Attend and contribute to group, committee and board meetings with respect to all matters.
To be ideally suited to this role you will be:
A Senior Lawyer whose broad transactional experience includes having worked in an international function in a financial institution across diverse legal issues in both common and civil law jurisdictions.
Experienced in international matters relating to the operations of an international financial institution.
An experienced manager who has strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and leadership skills.
Excellent English verbal and written skills.
This is a rare opportunity in a senior function working in a global financial institution. The position speaks for itself but additionally, it offers a highly attractive salary commesurate with experience to include relocation, family allowance, school, pension, medical, dental plus other additional incentives which can be discussed.
All applications and conversations are confidential. To express your interest, please send an updated CV to email@example.com. All suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss this position in greater detail.
Additional Salary Information: CHF 300,000-400,000 per annum
Internal Number: DRS-IS-8626
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