Legal Counsel for US-Related Services

Legal Counsel for US-Related Services

UBS

Zurich, Switzerland

Your role

Do you have experience providing legal advice to a Swiss financial institution that must deal with US-based products and clients? Do you enjoy managing others who must provide such legal advice? We're looking for someone like this to:

  • Advise UBS AG businesses providing investment advisory services to clients with a US nexus;
  • Assess the impact of US regulation changes on Swiss-based wealth management businesses;
  • Act as senior legal counsel to applicable Boards and relevant operating and risk committees;
  • Manage a team of internal and external counsel to implement this and more.

Your team

You'll be working in Switzerland within the Global Wealth Management Legal team and managing the work of attorneys based in the US and Switzerland. You'll be advising the heads of Global Wealth Management businesses in Switzerland and the US, including the Board of Directors of a wholly-owned subsidiary of UBS AG. We also work closely with our colleagues around the globe to make sure the advice we give to our businesses is consistent and fits internal policies.

Your expertise

  • A Swiss degree in law and admittance to the bar (additional relevant education like LL.M. an asset);
  • 10+ years of practical experience in international banking or in an international law firm;
  • Experienced with US complex legal and regulatory issues as well as in the area of financial instruments cross-border and investment advisory offerings to U.S. clients;
  • A strong written and verbal communicator, used to interacting with colleagues at all levels;
  • A team player and an expert at building networks and connections;
  • Known for taking initiative and having an independent work style and for hitting deadlines;
  • Comfortable in working in a dynamic and varied legal environment;
  • Fluent in German and English.

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