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Senior Private Clients Attorney

Job Title: Senior Private Clients Attorney
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 1016680_1543231711
Contact Name: Nicky Walsh
Contact Email: Nicky.Walsh@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates Switzerland are currently supporting a leading Private Bank in Zurich in their search for an experienced Senior Lawyer for their Ultra High Net Worth division.

This organisation is headquartered in Zurich and are seeking a Senior Private Clients Lawyer reporting directly to the Group Head of Legal.

Responsibilities

  • Providing Comprehensive legal advice for key clients within the organization relating to all Private Client matters (including Trust, Foundation, Immigration and Estate Planning work)
  • Demonstrate a high level of commercial / business acumen when advising clients for the business
  • Exposure to working with HNW and UHNW individuals
  • 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 EMEA, Israel and the USA
  • Comfortable in a high-pressure environment a dynamic, changing environment
  • Fluency English and German with additional languages such as French and Hebrew advantageous


Required Key Skills:

  • Swiss Bar, other qualifications (like LL.M or MBA) are an advantage
  • Minimum 6 years professional experience after Admission to the Bar
  • Broad understanding of Swiss & European Financial Services regulation
  • Established Private Banking, Family Office experience dealing with UHNW clients in Switzerland specifically
  • 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.