Legal Advisor (M/F)

  • Competitive
  • Luxembourg
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KBL
  • 22 Feb 18 2018-02-22

Legal Advisor (M/F)

KBL European Private Bankers, Luxembourg
Context:
KTL is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Legal Advisor to join the business. The role holder will be required to provide legal advice on all matters relating to both the operational and investment activities of the organisation.
Reporting to the Head of Legal, the successful individual would be ensuring that effective operational arrangements are in place for the provision and delivery of in-house legal service; to provide legal advice, analysis and execution over a wide range of investment management client-related and corporate matters.

 
Job responsibilities:

  • Legal support during whole funds'life, from structuring to liquidation ;
  • Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of agreements (management company agreement, investment management agreement, distribution agreement...) and legal documents (prospectus, articles of incorporation...)
  • Liaison with internal and external parties such as service providers, fund initiators, CSSF, auditors, legal experts etc;
  • Ensure market watch on new laws and regulations which may impact the business ;
  • Coordinate regulatory change projects, create and update appropriate templates, legal documentation or agreements linked to regulatory changes and provide legal advices to the business on interpretation of regulation ;
  • Provide legal assistance on the development of new products (provide analysis of any legal risks involved) ;
  • Provide support to the Head of Legal and ensure that the statutory duties imposed on the company and its Directors under the Luxembourg laws are effectively discharged ;
  • Assist the Head of Legal to develop principles of good corporate governance and codes of best practices ;
  • To give trainings to others departments and sharing team legal expertise ;
  • To actively participate in legal seminars, committees, workshops, representation in the Luxembourg Investment Fund Association by defending and promoting the Bank standpoint.

 
Qualifications:
  • University degree in law
  • Overall good understanding of core banking services, processes and products required
  • Good command of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Good knowledge of the fund industry and the legislatives environment of Luxembourg funds
  • Good knowledge of the law on commercial companies
  • Minimum 3 years of post qualification experience in a similar position
Skills:
  • Capability to analyze complex issues and provide creative solutions ;
  • Good organizational skills ;
  • Ability to work under pressure ;
  • Ability to federate and deal with various departments of the Bank ;
  • Ability to take initiatives ;
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team ;
  • Good written/oral communication and presentation skills

 
Languages:
  • A perfect command of French and English, the knowledge of any other languages will be an asset (preferably German or Dutch)

 

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter, in French, to:

recrutement@kbl-bank.com