Senior Legal Specialist, Senior Associate Senior Legal Specialist, Senior Associate …

State Street
in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
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State Street
in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street
Senior Legal Specialist, Senior Associate
Global Legal Center of Excellence Summary

State Street's Global Legal Center of Excellence ("GLCOE") located in Gdansk, Poland, provides core support to State Street's global business units and corporate functions, including drafting, negotiating and finalizing agreements, supporting key Legal Department initiatives and providing related legal support services. GLCOE is a dynamic team that is committed to delivering exemplary legal support to its global clients.

Role Summary:
  • Drafting and negotiating legal contracts and documentation governed by the laws of various global jurisdictions (e.g., Australia, England, United States) in accordance with relevant trainings and within defined risk parameters (e.g., foreign exchange and other derivatives contracts; agreements supporting global custody and administrative services product offerings; global markets product agreements; and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs);
  • Supporting Senior Lawyers in delivery of legal services;
  • Participating in working groups responsible for transition of new types of agreements to the GLCOE;
  • Working cooperatively with State Street Business Units and local Legal Teams globally in escalating and resolving legal issues;
  • Supporting legal-related corporate initiatives and projects.

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a law firm or in-house legal department, preferably within financial services sector and/or international law firm or international company;
  • Law school graduate;
  • Proficient legal and business English skills, especially in legal writing;
  • Contract negotiation and drafting experience is a plus;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task and strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently.

We Offer:
  • Employee savings plan
  • Premium life insurance package
  • VIP medical package
  • International operating environment
  • Language classes
  • Soft skills trainings
  • Technical workshops
  • Development sessions with a mentor
  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
  • Technical or leadership career pathway