Our client, a leading law firm based in Geneva, enjoys a reputation of excellence in the market and among its clients in the fields of M&A/corporate transactions, corporate/commercial law, tax, banking and finance as well as international commercial arbitration/litigation.
Our client is searching for a:
A Senior Banking and Finance Lawyer
·Banking and Finance:
You will assist and advise Swiss and international financial institutions, such as banks, investment funds, asset managers, and securities dealers/brokers in relation to financial regulations.
You will represent clients before FINMA and other regulatory bodies.
You will assist our clients in setting up their organization and their compliance and risk management departments.
You will act for arrangers, underwriters, lenders, borrowers and sponsors in domestic and multijurisdictional financing transactions (including acquisition, leveraged and syndicated financings).
You will be involved in the development of our banking and finance group.
You will advise banks and other financial institutions in connection with M&A and corporate transactions (such as acquisitions, investments and restructurings).
·You are a Swiss qualified lawyer (avocat/Rechtsanwalt) with strong academic credentials.
·You work in English and French or in English and German.
·You have at least three to five years of experience in banking and finance in a top-tier law firm, a Big 4 or an international bank.
·You are willing to handle matters both autonomously and in a team environment.
·You are eager to pursue client acquisition and development to help grow our banking and finance group.
·The opportunity to work on very diverse, high-profile, international and challenging assignments.
·Direct contacts with sophisticated clients, including their CEOs, CFOs and GCs, in numerous industries.
·A motivating team environment within a small team.
·Opportunities for development and promotion, including access to partnership.
·Flexible hours and home office (1 to 2 days a week).