Legal Counsel

Swiss Re

Luxembourg

About the role:

The Corporate Legal Counsel is a position, which demands high energy and self-confidence as well as pragmatism. In this position, you become a member of our Legal & Compliance Department and work in a team, which is accountable for corporate governance and secretariat services to approx. 50 entities across EMEA. You report to the Head Corporate Governance & Secretariat EMEA.

You will be expected to:

  • Provide legal advice and corporate governance services to Swiss Re entities based in Luxembourg and their foreign branches and/or subsidiaries. This includes accountability for compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements as well as with our internal governance frameworks;
  • Be a trusted partner to our members of the board, committees and management by providing corporate and regulatory legal advice on all matters pertaining to Luxembourg laws. Organize and manage board and management meetings and related services (including minutes taking and proper storage of documentation);
  • Participate in group wide projects and business initiatives, including corporate restructurings in EMEA or expansion into new markets;
  • Contribute to the development of internal policies, procedures and reports at various levels through input of legal advice;
  • Monitor applicable legal and regulatory developments and interact with regulatory authorities, namely with the Commissariat aux Assurances in Luxembourg
  • Manage outside counsel.

Are you up for the challenge?

  • You are a corporate lawyer with expertise in corporate and regulatory matters with at least 4 years of experience in a global financial organization or law firm. Bar exam and/or experience in the re/insurance sector is a plus;
  • You can draft minutes, agreements, corporate documents and other business records in English to a professional standard. A good command of French is seen as a strong asset;
  • You enjoy working on multiple projects in parallel and coordinate complex assignments across multidisciplinary teams and multiple jurisdictions;
  • You have a deep understanding of, or the ability to quickly learn and navigate, Swiss Re's organisation;
  • You have excellent presenting and interpersonal skills.You are confident in your ability to drive matters independently. You demonstrate accountability, resilience when facing challenges and you are fully reliable, responsive and have high energy;
  • You are recognised, by clients for the pragmatic advice you provide, your sense of urgency and commercial mindset, and by colleagues for being an excellent team mate, always happy to assist others and for your good sense of humour.

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