EDOUARD FRANKLIN is a recruitment agency specialised in the Wealth Management and Asset Management sectors, with offices in Luxembourg, Paris and Geneva.
Your mission :
Provide support to Global Banking and Markets, and Asset Management generally.
To be considered to be a trusted adviser to the Banking different business by providing commercially sensitive, pragmatic and practical legal support and advice in a cost-effective manner.
Provide support and guidance to the business and all the entities of the bank in Luxembourg (Securities Services, Asset Management, Private Bank) and the Luxembourg Legal Function with regard to legal risks arising in job holder’s area of expertise.
Be proactive in the provision of legal support and in advising the business promptly of material legal developments and their implications.
Ensure the Luxembourg General Counsel is fully briefed on major issues arising in relevant business area and major legislative changes in area of expertise.
Build and maintain positive and effective relationships with panel law firms and other appropriate external parties.
Your technical skills :
Strong knowledge of Luxembourg law and EU law acquired with either private practice or experience (minimum of 5+ years PQE) within an international group in a securities services/investor services business and/or Management Company. Background in various areas of corporate banking activities and payment and cash management activities and/or private banking would be a strong advantage.
Experienced and confident practitioner
Up-to-date knowledge of developments in relation to banking law and funds
Able to handle a diverse range of legal and regulatory issues (e.g. general banking, regulatory developments (e.g. AIFMD, UCITS V, MIFID, PSD2, GDPR, etc.))
Your personal skills:
Self-starter, independent with good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
Excellent communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills
Lateral thinking/problem solving
Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
Ability to deal with highly confidential and commercially sensitive information with discretion
Ability to manage competing internal stakeholder relationships
Fluent in French and English.