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Legal Counsel Asset Management

Location Zürich Suitcase Tax & Legal Clock to be defined

Your tasks

  • Become part of PwC's Flexible Legal Resources and join our mission to change the way of delivering quality legal work to our large network of clients
  • You will work on a staffing contract to provide you with full flexibility on your part- or full-time assignment
  • You will support our clients from the financial services industry (mostly large international banks) onsite or remote on in-house legal & compliance matters regarding Asset Management (cash and non-cash asset classes)
  • You will advise on and manage all aspects of complaints and continuous issues
  • You will supervise and manage external legal counsels in litigation matters as well as regulatory and enforcement proceedings
  • You will monitor legal and regulatory developments of all asset classes and their impact on the clients' business
  • You will initiate and facilitate internal legal projects
  • You will be working in an international environment across Switzerland

Your profile

  • You have obtained a law degree in Switzerland (e.g. MLaw, Master in Law, lic.iur.)
  • An additional law degree (e.g. LL.M.) from a recognized international university is a plus
  • If you are a foreign national you hold a valid Swiss working permit
  • In-house experience at FINMA and/or experience in FINMA involved processes and procedures is a must
  • You have some in-house experience (3-8 years) in the Asset Management division of a large bank, family office or private equity fund located in Switzerland with exposure to different emerging markets (e.g. Luxembourg, offshore countries)
  • You are experienced in applying GWG and other capital market relevant national and international laws
  • Strong project management skills and experience would be appreciated
  • You are perfectly fluent in English (with excellent writing skills) and speak German and/or French on a mother tongue level
  • You also have strong communication and organizational skills and are able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Your prospects and benefits

Your opportunities for development

Your opportunities for development

Deine Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten

At PwC, you can develop both personally and professionally. That’s why 9% of our revenue is spent on staff training and further education.

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Bei uns kannst du dich entfalten und weiterentwickeln – persönlich und beruflich. Daher investieren wir neun Prozent unseres Jahresumsatzes in die persönliche Entwicklung sowie in die Aus- und Weiterbildung unserer Mitarbeitenden.

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Our culture and our values

Our culture and our values

In Switzerland we have about 3,200 employees from 72 countries, which means our people are as diverse as our ideas. Together, we define and live the values that shape us: personal and professional, economic and ecological, social and ethical. And the people we work for are just as diverse as the people who work for us.

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<H4>Recruitment Team</H4><br/>Tel. +41 58 792 22 22

Recruitment Team


Tel. +41 58 792 22 22
For further information or to apply for this role please upload your profile at www.pwc-flr.ch

<H4>Recruitment Team</H4><br/>Tel. +41 58 792 22 22

Recruitment Team


Tel. +41 58 792 22 22
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Who we are – PwC as an employer

We help you build a tailor-made career to suit you as an individual. You'll be part of a global network of 223,000 specialists, more than 3,000 colleagues in Switzerland. You'll work with the best teams to add value for our clients on challenging national and international projects in the areas of legal advice and consulting.

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