Private Banking Lawyer

Job Title: Private Banking Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 1018241_1539169067
Contact Name: Nicky Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates Switzerland are currently supporting a leading Private Bank in Zurich in their search for an experienced Private Banking Lawyer who will support the Front with all corporate legal matters.

This organisation is headquartered in Zurich and are seeking a Private Banking Lawyer reporting directly to a Head of Legal within the business.


  • Providing Comprehensive legal advice for key clients within the organization relating all Corporate matters
  • Demonstrate a high level of commercial / business acumen when advising clients for the business
  • Presentable and comfortable in front of internal and external clients discussing sensitive/difficult topics
  • Shows initiative, identifies risks and presents new ideas for Corporate Legal matters
  • Exposure to clients working in international markets including EU and Emerging Markets
  • Comfortable in a high-pressure environment a dynamic, changing environment
  • Fluency English and German with additional languages such as French advantageous

Required Key Skills:

  • Swiss Bar, other qualifications (like LL.M or MBA) are an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience after Admission to the Bar
  • Broad understanding of Swiss & European Financial Services regulation
  • Some exposure to Private Banking law in Switzerland
  • Established Corporate M&A background in different geographical locations
  • Experience presenting to committees, fielding questions and defending your decisions with credibility

To learn more about this opportunity please email your CV and contact details directly to Alternatively, if this sounds like an interesting opportunity for somebody within your network, please get in touch to refer them.