Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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About the European Depositary Bank

The European Depositary Bank is a provider of Banking, Depositary and Custody services within the Apex Group Ltd, a global financial services provider with 4,000 staff across 45 offices globally. In this international environment you will participate in all advantages and benefits of a collective bargaining agreement for bank employees. We support our employees, provide for a good work life balance and apply a continuing learning policy.

Every employee plays a part in making our company who we are today and the more that we grow, the more important that becomes. However your career path or specialism will look like we provide, together with Apex Group Ltd, a global fast growing platform to allow you to thrive.

We are currently looking for a Legal Counsel (m/f/d) to support our Legal department. If you want to be part of our multidisciplinary team and are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply for this role.

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating, auditing and disposing all banking- related contracts and service level agreements
  • Analysing, drafting and negotiating a range of legal documentation relating to banking and funds matters for Luxembourg as well as our branches
  • Acting as first point of contact for all legal questions
  • Supporting our international branches in related legal matters from a head office perspective
  • Keeping yourself up-to-date with regards to changes and developments in the local legislation
  • Collaborating with other departments of the bank on a daily basis
  • University degree in Law
  • Practical experience in and good understanding of Luxembourgish law, particularly in finance/ banking law and fund legislation as well as corporate law, ideally acquired in a Luxembourgish law firm or a bank
  • Good understanding of economic relationships and the processes of a bank
  • Strong analytical and decision- making skills as well as a structured way of working
  • First class drafting and negotiating skills
  • Business awareness and the ability to provide practical advice and solutions to meet business needs
  • Experience in project work
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • Ability to set priorities, be flexible and highly accurate
  • Teamplayer
  • Fluent communication skills in English – both written and verbally, German and/or French advantageous
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory
  • Be part of a dynamic and fast-paced team
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global team

Ready for the challenge?

If you are interested in this challenge, we look forward to receive your application documents (motivation letter, CV, testimonials/reference letters, if any) including additional information about your earliest possible starting date as well as your salary expectations via e-mail to [email protected].

For further information about us, please have a look at www.europeandepositarybank.com.  Please also have a look at www.lri-invest.lu for further information about the other companies being part of this group here in Luxembourg.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision is made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

All applications are treated as strictly confidential.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy.

If you are interested in this challenge, we look forward to receive your application documents (motivation letter, CV, testimonials/reference letters, if any) including additional information about your earliest possible starting date as well as your salary expectations via e-mail to [email protected].

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"Working here I have the space to be creative, take ownership and develop continuously. It’s a great company with a purpose, which in turn enables its people to identify with the core values and mission."

Diane Mero, Office Manager, Dubai

What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

Whatever your career path, ambition or skillset you will be joining an entrepreneurial environment and become part of a globally connected team. We don’t just want you to succeed, we want you to flourish.

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