Key areas of legal support are Custody and Collateral Management Services, Depositary Bank Business, Insourcing of Fund Accounting (Back-office), Agent Fund Trading and when required dedicated support to significant multi-jurisdiction, multi-product transactions alongside a small team of senior legal negotiators;
Advising business on custody, investment and securities law;
Taking a leading role in providing legal support to domestic and international client transactions, in co-operation with cross-functional teams from other jurisdictions;
Assisting in implementation of product level regulatory obligations in Germany and other in-scope jurisdictions;
Providing key legal support for the scoping, feasibility assessment and implementation of corporate projects and other key transformation efforts, including new product development and promoting consistency in client experience through measures such as developing, updating and standardizing key documentation as well as developing and standardizing know-how tools for the legal team.
Education, Experience and Skills
Qualified lawyer with approximately 5 to 8 years of Post-Qualified Experience in banking and financial services, preferably with experience in custody and investment law;
A combination of top-tier law-firm and in-house experience is desirable;
Fluency in German and English essential, other European languages desirable;
Thorough understanding of regulatory framework and current market practices affecting custody and investment business;
Capacity and interest to develop knowledge in new areas of law to support the bank in a fast developing environment;
Ability to work and take responsibility in an international team and ability to take the lead in cross-border projects;
Ability to develop and sustain strong relationships within the organisation, including across multiple jurisdictions and different reporting levels.