Legal Counsel – Private Banking

  • Attractive
  • Monaco, Commune de Monaco
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Altus Search
  • 04 Aug 17

Legal Counsel – Private Banking

Ref: 17ASIMO

Location: Monaco

Salary: Attractive

Date: 4th August 2017

Our client, a leading international bank is looking for a Legal Counsel to join their Legal Department and work with the business and other departments to mitigate legal risks and help facilitate the business. The individual would contribute to develop and maintain regulatory standards to enhance and protect the reputation of the firm.

Duties Include:

  • Identify the legal risks in the business and ensure that it meets applicable laws and regulations across Monaco and other EU jurisdictions.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to the business and Senior Management in relation to existing and new business initiatives emerging risks.
  • Provide contract monitoring support throughout the signing process.
  • Contribute in important meetings with operations, risk and regulatory committees and provide effective advice.
  • Monitor and interpret regulatory requirements for the business.
  • Provide advice in legal matters for the benefit of the bank.
  • Liaise with external regulators in regards to queries and issues.
  • Ensure that adequate procedures are in place to monitor, control and mitigate contractual, litigation, legislative and intellectual property risk.
  • Assist in contract negotiations and drafting of tailor-made contracts.
  • Prepare and review general banking agreements.
  • Lead or assist in ad hoc projects when necessary.


The preferred candidate will possess a background in Law gained within a bank, law firm, or consultancy and demonstrate a good understanding of banking and EU legal frameworks. Fluency in French and English languages is preferred. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to deal with Senior Management in Monaco and abroad.   

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your C.V. to or on +41 41 560 02 21 for a confidential discussion.

Altus Search Ltd is acting as an employment agency in relation to this role.