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Senior M&A Lawyer

Job Title: Senior M&A Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 1015156_1537874432
Contact Name: Nicky Walsh
Contact Email: Nicky.Walsh@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates Switzerland are currently supporting a leading Asset Management group in Zurich in their search for an experienced Senior Legal M&A Counsel.


My client is an exceptional Asset Management business operating across the globe with key offices in all global hubs. They run their group legal function from Zurich and are seeking a senior legal counsel to directly support the General Counsel in a broad range of M&A activities.

Responsibilities

  • Providing Comprehensive legal advice for specialised divisions the Group, in particular for Corporate Law (including M&A)
  • 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 Corporate Legal matters
  • Comfortable in a high-pressure environment a dynamic, changing environment
  • Participation in the expansion of new business areas in the framework of the
  • 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:

  • Swiss Bar, other qualifications (like LL.M or MBA) are an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience after Admission to the Bar
  • Broad understanding of Swiss & European Financial Services regulation
  • Relevant experience in financial market and corporate law
  • Established M&A background working with Private and Public Acquisitions
  • 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.