Legal and Tax Advisor - UK + Middle East

  • competititve
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Finders SA
  • 12 Nov 18

Excellent opportunity for experience wealth planner/tax planner speicalising in Middle East + UK clients to join leading private bank in Geneva


Leading, large, global bank with an excellent reputation and offering tailormade and bespoke services to its HNW and UHNW as well as corporate clients globally. Long-established and highly successful Geneva office. A bank that is going from strength to strength and continuing to grow and succeed.  This is a client that Finders work with regularly, giving candidates peace of mind in their application.  


Joining a busy and dynamic team, your role will focus on wealth planning for the Middle East and UK markets.  Your day to day tasks will include, but not limited to:

  • Advising private customers of the bank on all aspects of taxation and wealth planning, mainly for the UK and Middle East markets
  • Following-up tax issues related to the evolution of regulations and conventions, from the operational angle and products
  • Qualifying the tax status of financial products distributed by the bank
  • Inheritance issues and those related to succession-planning
  • Legal and fiscal support to compliance and central file teams
  • Ad-hoc projects and requests such as litigation issues


  • Postgraduate studies in law and / or taxation
  • Fluent Arabic
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a corporate tax lawyer and / or lawyer specializing in business and tax law
  • An international experience - for example from London or Dubai, happy to move to the Geneva region of Switzerland
  • Experience in heritage and tax planning a strong plus
  • A commercial person with a sense of business acumen and strong communication skills - able to persuade and convince as well as work with diplomacy
  • Swiss, EU, British or equivalent passport holders - eligible for a Swiss work permit