Corporate & Institutional Bank

Legal Counsel m/f/d- Capital Markets Law

Salary Negotiable
Contract Permanent
Sector Capital Markets Law
Location Germany
Start date 01/10/2024


Our client is a leading financial institution, committed to providing innovative solutions and unparalleled service to their clients globally. With a focus on excellence and integrity, they strive to exceed expectations and drive success in the dynamic landscape of the financial industry.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Legal Counsel specialized in Capital Markets law to join our client's legal team. As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will play a pivotal role in providing expert legal advice and guidance on a wide range of capital markets transactions and regulatory matters.

Your tasks

  1. Provide comprehensive legal support and counsel on capital markets transactions, including securities offerings, debt issuances, derivatives, structured finance, and other related matters.
  2. Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards pertaining to capital markets activities.
  3. Draft, review, and negotiate complex legal documents, contracts, and agreements related to capital markets transactions, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to legal requirements.
  4. Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including investment bankers, traders, risk management, and compliance teams, to assess legal risks, structure transactions, and facilitate successful deal execution.
  5. Stay abreast of legislative and regulatory developments affecting capital markets and advise management on potential implications and strategies to mitigate risks.
  6. Provide training and guidance to junior legal staff and other relevant departments on capital markets legal issues and best practices

Your profile

  1. Law degree (Volljurist) from a reputable institution, with both Staatsexamen/grade satisfactory ; or UK/US equivalent law degree
  2. Admission to the bar and in good standing with relevant regulatory authorities.
  3. Several years of experience practicing law, with a focus on capital markets transactions and regulatory matters within a reputable law firm or financial institution.
  4. In-depth knowledge of capital markets laws, regulations, and industry practices, including but not limited to securities regulations, derivatives, MiFID II, EMIR, and MAR.
  5. Proven track record of independently handling complex capital markets transactions and providing strategic legal advice to senior management.
  6. Excellent analytical, communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  7. Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  8. Proficiency in both written and spoken English and German.
  9. perience working in-house at a financial institution or multinational corporation.
  10. Familiarity with capital markets practices and regulations.

Your benefits

  1. Comprehensive Benefits Package: Access a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental coverage, vision care, and other wellness benefits to support your overall well-being and peace of mind.
  2. Retirement Savings Plan: Plan for your future with our retirement savings plan, including employer contributions and investment options to help you achieve your long-term financial goals.
  3. Professional Development Opportunities: Take advantage of ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills, expand your knowledge, and advance your career within our organization.
  4. Work-Life Balance: Maintain a healthy work-life balance with flexible work arrangements, paid time off, and holidays, allowing you to recharge and spend quality time with family and friends.
  5. Social Responsibility Initiatives: Engage in corporate social responsibility initiatives and volunteer opportunities that allow you to give back to the community and make a positive impact on society.
  6. Diverse and Inclusive Culture: Join a diverse and inclusive workplace where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and experiences to our collective success.
  7. Modern Facilities: Work in a modern and collaborative office environment equipped with state-of-the-art technology, ergonomic workstations, and amenities designed to support your productivity and comfort.
  8. Employee Recognition Programs: Receive recognition for your contributions and achievements through the bank's employee recognition programs, awards, and appreciation events that celebrate your hard work and dedication.
  9. Employee Discounts: Enjoy exclusive discounts and perks on various products, services, and entertainment options through their employee discount program, helping you save money and enjoy life outside of work.
  10. Career Growth Opportunities: Explore diverse career paths and advancement opportunities within the organization, supported by mentorship, coaching, and succession planning initiatives to help you reach your full potential.
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Legal Counsel m/f/d- Capital Markets Law

Salary Negotiable
Contract Permanent
Sector Capital Markets Law
Start date 01/10/2024