The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Axiom is the global leader in high-caliber, on-demand legal talent. With over 2,400 employees spanning North America, the UK, Europe, and APAC, we enable corporate legal departments to drive efficiency and growth to adapt to a demanding new era.
Axiom empowers you to take control of how you work while contributing your expertise to the world's best companies.
Currently, we're hiring Financial Services lawyers (French/German speaking) to join us with:
Good academic credentials and post-qualification experience.
Fluent in French and/or German
In-house legal experience is preferred (directly, or as a secondee) but is not essential.
Strong commercial understanding, and excellent interpersonal skills.
Desire to provide excellent client service and an ability to build strong working relationships with stakeholders.
The ability to adapt to new situations and work environments, and a thirst for new challenges.
You must have the right to work and be eligible to practice as a lawyer in the UK.
The responsibilities for this role will include:
Advising clients on legal regulatory and compliance issues across a broad range of areas including investment management, wealth management, private banking, investment funds, pension funds, mutual funds, private equity and retail banking.
Advising on key legal and regulatory issues affecting the financial services industry.
Implementing legal and regulatory change projects (including the development of template agreements and negotiation guidelines) on regulations which may include MiFID II, UCITS V, AIFMD, CASS, CRD IV, EMIR, Dodd Frank, DGSD, FSMA, RDR, CCP clearing, CCA, Payment Services Directive, Market Abuse Directive, the Volcker Rule and FATCA.
Drafting and maintenance of internal policies to ensure firm compliance and for implementation of regulatory changes.
Working with regulators internationally e.g. FCA, SEC, AMF, CSSF, CBI, BaFin and with industry bodies to respond to consultation papers.
Assisting the business team in the establishment of new product offerings and setting out the regulatory and legal framework for distribution of structured products and alternative investments
Engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of a wide variety of contracts including, but not limited to: IMAs, client terms, distribution agreements and technology/financial platform related agreements.
Axiom is a leader in diversity, inclusion, and social engagement. Diversity is core to our values and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, offering access to a variety of professional development programs and continuing legal education opportunities.
Since 2000, we’ve reached legal professionals globally and been committed to reimagining legal work. We seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that, “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.
Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy, and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.
We understand that many legal professionals have chosen to adopt the consultancy model, and we are happy to discuss this option with you. We offer both consultants and employees the opportunity to work with our enviable client roster.
Contact us in complete confidence to find out more about opportunities to work with Axiom as an employee or consultant.
Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.
Internal Number: 31893
Featured by the National Law Journal in their cover story "The Rise of the New Model Firm," Axiom is changing the way attorneys work and offering corporations a new way to work with them. Axiom offers attorneys sophisticated work and a more self-directed practice.
ACC is committed to compliance with all applicable equal employment laws. ACC In-house Jobline listings may not explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of any prohibited factor.
Listings on the ACC In-house Jobline are for in-house attorney positions only. While we do not accept non-attorney corporate job listings, if you are hiring a corporate legal operations professional, contact LawDepartmentOps@ACC.com. By posting a job on the ACC In-house Jobline or using the service as a job seeker, you are agreeing to comply with our Terms and Conditions, including those relating to discrimination. The system administrator may delete postings, which do not comply. Employer postings removed by ACC are not subject to refund.
We are very interested in your thoughts as we continue to develop the ACC In-House Jobline to better serve your needs. If you have questions about ACC In-house Jobline, please call our helpdesk at: 1-888-491-8833 Ext. 1125 (Extension Required).