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Senior Legal & Compliance Officer

Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Compliance & Financial Crime
Contact Name: Nicky Walsh
Contact Email: Nicky.Walsh@ojassociates.com

Nicky Walsh

Consultant, UK

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Senior Legal & Compliance Officer

Oliver James Associates Switzerland are currently supporting a leading Private Banking group in Zurich in their search for an experienced Senior Legal & Compliance Officer.

My client is an exceptional Private Banking business operating across the globe with key offices in all global hubs. You will sit in a compliance function in a team of qualified attorneys who are responsible for design and maintenance of legal and compliance frameworks within the Wealth Management unit.

Responsibilities

  • General legal advice to all units within the Wealth Management Business
  • You are responsible for the legal support of M&A transactions and corporate restructurings
  • Presentable and comfortable in front of internal and external clients discussing sensitive/difficult topics
  • Shows initiative, identifies risks and presents new ideas for Compliance matters
  • Comfortable in a high-pressure environment a dynamic, changing environment
  • Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, guidelines and directives, and conducting compliance training
  • Fluency English and German with additional languages such as Italian and French preferred
  • You help to expand the team and take on a role model function towards younger team members


Required Key Skills:

  • Completed law degree (lic. Iur.) And additional training as a lawyer
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience
  • Broad understanding of Swiss & European Financial Services regulation (MiFID, GDPR, Cross Border etc.)
  • Relevant experience in financial market and corporate law
  • Strong background relating to Financial Crime topics within Wealth Management
  • 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 Nicky.Walsh@ojassociates.com. Alternatively, if this sounds like an interesting opportunity for somebody within your network, please get in touch to refer them.

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