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Legal Advisor for Geneva

  • Provide legal advice, assistance and guidance on legal matters/issues to all departments of the Bank.
  • Draft, review and advise on legal agreements / documentation / securities, in particular for Commodity Trade Finance and Wealth Management departments.
  • Deal with any national or international civil, criminal or administrative requests/investigations or decisions from criminal/civil authorities, bankruptcy office, etc.
  • Conduct legal analysis and research on various legal matters, including under foreign laws with external assistance.
  • Draft or review the internal rules, directives and forms and ensure their conformity with the Swiss legislation’s requirements.
  • Negotiate and finalize legal documentation/agreements with clients or their legal representatives.
  • Prepare or coordinate actions and keep track of external counsels’ interventions for legal advices/matters, banking issues and litigation.
  • Analyse and report to the hierarchy any new legal requirements or changes to existing Swiss laws and regulations related to own function and ensure their internal implementation.
  • University degree in law, with Bar exams and license to practice in Switzerland. Admitted to Swiss Bar is an advantage.
  • 10 years of professional experience in a similar role in the banking area in Commodity Trade Finance and/or Wealth Management.
  • Very good knowledge of Swiss banking law in general and long experience in many various foreign laws related in particular to litigations, bankruptcy and securities.
  • Ability to quickly assess a situation with strong sense of priorities and organization.
  • Solid analytical skills and ability to synthetize.
  •  Pro-active with a strong problem-solving ability.
  •  Natural capacity for persuading and convincing.
  •  Dynamic, flexible and capable of working independently, self-responsible and used to time pressure.
  •  Excellent drafting and strong communication skills both oral and written in English and French.
  • Swiss resident
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Ikram Fadleddine

Talent Acquisition Specialist

5 Place de la Synagogue
1204 Geneva

+41 (0)22 552 01 05

Laurent Sauté


5 Place de la Synagogue
1204 Geneva

+41 (0)78 666 41 85

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