Within the Group Legal Department, the selected candidate will be part of a small and dynamic team based in the Zurich or Geneva offices of EFG Bank.
The focus will be on Credits, Independent Asset Managers and Private Banking.
Acting as counsel for standard and complex Credit Transactions;
Supporting the Credit and Treasury Department in various financing transactions and tasks;
Providing support to the Independent Asset Manager Desk;
Providing support to the Management, Private Banking Front Desk, Credit, and Operations departments for legal issues including reviewing and drafting of legal documents;
Providing support to and advising on the development of new banking products;
Advising on and drafting of contracts, banking form documentation, intra-bank documentation, internal directives and corporate documentation;
Participating in various projects for the Legal Department, including implementation of internal training.
Skills and experience
Swiss law degree and bar admittance or comparable foreign education with significant professional experience practicing Swiss law;
Master in law or professional experience abroad would be a plus;
3 - 8 years post bar experience, gained within a law firm handling financial matters or within a legal department of a financial institution;
Fluency and strong oral and written communication skills in German and English (other Swiss national languages are a plus);
Sound knowledge of and proven experience in handling legal and regulatory matters relating to Credits, Independent Asset Managers and Private Banking;
Proven ability to deal positively when handling a high volume of activity within tight deadlines and demanding clients;
Excellent interpersonal skills with strong team focus;
Proactive, self-motivated individual who is able to work independently;
Strong analytical skills with ability to deliver consistent, accurate and timely advice.