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Senior Legal Counsel Wealth Management/ Digital Investing (80-100%)

Zürich / Gotthardstrasse 35
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At Vontobel, we want to actively shape our future with motivated, high-performing employees who are ready for change. We create and pursue investment opportunities that drive our clients forward in a targeted manner. As a global financial services provider with Swiss roots, we specialize in active asset management and customized investment solutions.

Are you interested in being part of a small professional legal team that tackles the daily legal challenges in the areas of wealth management and digitalization and develops solutions?
For our legal team we are looking for a dynamic, independent, and versatile lawyer with relevant experience, who is convincing, interested in technological developments and ready to take on responsible and challenging tasks in a broad international legal environment.

What would your role be?

  • Day-to-day contact for legal matters of the Wealth Management and Digital Investing client units - in Switzerland, the EU and the rest of the world
  • Responsibility for drafting, negotiating, and reviewing (special) contracts with clients and business partners as well as for client contracts
  • Independent legal support of projects/launch of new products
  • Legal review of marketing materials
  • Handling of official inquiries from national and international authorities
  • Coordination and contact with external attorneys and specialists

What are we looking for?

  • Degree from a Swiss university (licentiate or master’s in law)
  • Swiss bar exam as well as further education (e.g., dissertation or LL.M.) advantageous
  • At least 3 - 4 years of professional experience as a corporate lawyer in the financial services sector or in a law firm (ideally within Wealth Management)
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in German and English; French and Italian additionally desired

What do we offer?

  • We work according to agile principles especially in our way of thinking, methods and mutual trust
  • Your constructive contributions are welcomed and encouraged
  • We offer a modern environment that is technologically up to date and all the tools you need to get started
  • We invest in training and certifications for our employees and offer the opportunity to travel to conferences
  • Our offices are in the center of Zurich and are easily reachable by public transportation
  • No matter if you want to work full time or part time, prefer to work in an open space office or from home, we will find a solution that fits your situation