Legal Officer

  • Chemin de la Crétaux 33, 1196 Gland, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

By joining Swissquote, you will become a member of the sector's leading company. You will be encouraged to develop your skills and to grow within teams of highly qualified specialists. We encourage personal development and actively support creative team work, leadership and responsibility.

Job Description

As a Legal Officer, you will be part of the Legal & Compliance department. Amongst others, your tasks will typically be the following:

  • Review, negotiate and draft contracts and/or any other documentation of the Bank
  • Take care of requests from and manage contact with FINMA or other authorities
  • Take care of complaints or litigation matters
  • Provide legal support to the management of the Bank as well as to subsidiaries of the Bank (including abroad)
  • Provide appropriate legal support and advice to other staff of the Bank
  • Provide legal analysis of new services and activities of the Bank
  • Prepare legal research on banking & financial law and monitor regulatory changes
  • Write, implement and review internal policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • Master degree in Law, preferably from a Swiss university
  • Previous work experience in the legal field is a plus
  • Perfect command of English and French with very good command of German
  • Strong drafting capacities, e.g. of contracts or procedures
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong team-working and collaboration skills
  • Ability to monitor and organise own workload and meet work objectives
  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
  • Self-motivation

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