Financial Services Legal Specialist
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Would you like to gain experience of legal and regulatory matters in financial services across Europe? Are you well organized, self-motivated, with an eye for detail, while understanding the big picture at the same time? Do you know how to take care of business needs, provide high level legal advice and pragmatic solutions in an independent manner? Do you have a strong ability to manage and coordinate multiple internal and external interfaces?
We are looking for Asset Management Lawyer like you to:
•draft contracts and negotiate documents governed by CH, Lux, German, UK or I law concerning clients in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) & Switzerland
•advise on all legal and regulatory aspects related to the full spectrum of services to our institutional and professional clients, covering discretionary portfolio management and other asset management service types (advisory services and execution-only activities) together with the distribution of investment instruments and sales-related topics
•represent Legal in wider projects and initiatives
•collaborate with internal stakeholders across all UBS divisions
You will be joining our UBS Asset Management Client Coverage Legal team for EMEA & CH and be based in Kraków. We are an international in-house legal department with team members located in Zürich, London, Luxembourg, Milan and Kraków.
We are responsible for developing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and providing legal advice to internal stakeholders with respect to financial services and distribution of investment products. We provide our Asset Management business units in EMEA & CH with high-quality legal advice, tailor-made solutions and actively support them in the development and structuring of new offerings as well as negotiating agreements. Our goal is to make sure our clients get systematic, coherent and tailored asset management legal services.
•master degree in Law (preferably from an EU country)
•business fluent in English; additional languages such as German or French are an additional asset
•preferably two years of experience in an international environment such as law firm or in-house legal department, ideally with focus on financial industry a/o banking topics
•an interest in complex, international and regulatory topics (you would be comfortable handling foreign law questions) as well as technical solutions in the field of legal
•a digital native with excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as analytical and interpersonal skills
•ability to prioritize and work independently or - in more complex cases - work under the lead of a more experienced lawyer, taking responsibility for delivering effective, pragmatic and compliant legal solutions for our clients
•resilient team player and truly business oriented
UBS is the world’s largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.
With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.
From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we’re more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?
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UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.