Posted 09 July 2020
Location
Vaduz
Salary
To be disclosed
Contract Type
Permanent
Category
Legal, Compliance & Tax

For our dedicated client, an international family office located in Vaduz (Liechtenstein), we are looking for an experienced and versatile Legal Expert to take over an inspiring role, with possibility to assume the leading legal position on the country level, as

Legal & Compliance Leader (100%)

Your challenge

Reporting directly to the General Counsel globally, you will be the responsible for all corporate matters of the Lichtenstein office, structuring and providing general legal advice to the office, managers as well as Senior Corporate Heads. Moreover, you will be in charge of:

  • Solving complex legal requests and claims related to specific company issues and processes 
  • Advising Senior Group Heads on legal implications of all major local and international strategies, decisions and transactions, in cooperation with the team
  • Drafting commercial contracts, leading the negotiations and improving processes concerning contract management
  • Identifying legal and compliance related business trends and/or risks, creating appropriate strategies to advance the business goals of the company, and advocating a course of action in response to such trends
  • Being the point of contact for all matters related to compliance that require external support

Your profile

You are a Swiss-Certified Lawyer (or related), have a solid Higher Education Degree in Law, and bring along at least 7 years of experience as legal counsel in a commercial firm/ family office.

Further, you bring:

  • In-depth knowledge of Swiss, Liechtenstein and international laws and regulations in relevant field
  • Previous experience in the financial services industry/private equity/family office is required as well as strong knowledge in corporate, commercial, and investment laws
  • An excellent understanding of commercial and business offshore activities, with proven ability in managing significant financial deals/ large transactions
  • Expertise/deep understanding of compliance issues
  • An outstanding ability to take decisions and to work independently while being a team player with strong responsibility ethic
  • Full proficiency in English and German is a must; understanding of further languages as a plus

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