A leading firm in banking and financial services requires a lawyer to join their team. Responsibilities
- Lead and participate on cross-functional teams to develop and maintain legal businesses in France, Luxembourg and other EMEA countries.
- Collaborate with line of business lawyers to review changes in laws and regulation to determine applicability to the business.
- Liaise with line of business lawyers to respond to questions from the business and corporate functions.
- Instruct and liaise with external counsel, as required.
- Conduct gap analyses on the completeness and accuracy of Legal Obligations under EU, French and Luxembourg laws and regulations.
- Assist with the development of policies, procedures and controls.
- Work with Compliance, Risk and other internal control functions to identify and implement process changes to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
- Participate in legal and other firmwide projects.
- French or Luxembourg qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 years' experience obtained in private practice or in-house at a financial institution.
- Background in EU and either French or Luxembourg financial regulatory law.
- Excellent research and writing skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Exceptional judgement and decision-making skills.
- Ability to develop strong relationships with the business, corporate functions and fellow legal and support professionals.
- Strong analytical and collaborative skills, and ability to work independently.
- Strong organizational and project management skills.
- Ability to manage competing priorities, project manage and co-ordinate among a wide range of internal stakeholders.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Familiarity with Italian and Swiss legal frameworks.
- Fluency in Italian.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.