Legal and Tax Advisor - UK + Middle East

  • competititve CHF
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland Geneva Geneve CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Finders SA
  • 11 Sep 18 2018-09-11

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

Client:

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.  

Position:

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

Profile:

  • Postgraduate studies in law and / or taxation
  • 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