Company State Street Bank Luxembourg S.A.   Read our profile
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Address: 49, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Kirchberg, Luxembourg  
Legal Counsel., Assistant Vice President
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General Position Summary:

Advises on a variety of legal issues related predominantly to investment fund law, banking and securities law. The focus of the activities is to provide legal advice and support to the local business and to handle contract negotiations with customers. Works closely with colleagues from the head office in Boston and other European State Street offices.

Specific Duties:

  • Drafts, negotiates and manages customer contracts (e.g. depositary and administration agreements) as well as other bank related agreements or legal documents. While doing so works closely with business units to align such agreements to underlying operating models.
  • Advices and supports the bank on all legal matters related to the servicing of traditional and alternative investment structures mainly with regard to depositary, fund administration and registrar and transfer agency activities
  • Monitors regulatory developments and advises on regulatory matters affecting the bank’s business and new product development
  • Contributes to corporate and operational restructurings and data protection matters
  • Collaborates with colleagues across State Street’s legal division on global and regional projects


Academic qualification:

Master degree in Law

Working experience:

3-5 years of professional experience as in-house lawyer in a bank, asset management company or law firm with focus on investment fund servicing activities in an international environment. Experience with private equity and real estate structures is considered an advantage.

Non-technical competencies:

  • Ability to analyze complex situations and obtain information to reach sound conclusions
  • Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail and meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player with ability to interact with multiple levels in an organization in an international environment
  • Service-oriented and results-focused
  • Hands-on and ability to work independently

PC skills:

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


Language skills:

English (fluent, spoken and in writing), French and/or German considered an advantage.

Location   Luxembourg
Payment DOE
Category Financial Services
Terms Permanent, Full-time
Last updated 21/04/2017
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