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Legal Counsel, Zürich - Zurich

Posted on Mar 16, 2019 by Badenoch & Clark

Zürich, Zürich Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client is a Swiss innovative and fast growing company, operating in IT and consulting services, in posession of a large and diverse client portfolio. To support the company's growth and development we are currently looking to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel, who will act as a trusted business partner for companys executives and counterparties.

The ideal candidate, reporting directly to the Head of Legal, will join a team of expert and motivated in-house legal counsels and will be responsible for the following activities:

- Consult the business, ensuring compliancy with applicable laws and regulations
- Offer support and solutions in cases of contentious matters arising
- Prepare and councel various agreements within projects
- Advise on day to day legal needs, supporting the Swiss and foreign entities of the company
- Support in preventing legal risks, escalating the issues to responsible management teams
- Interaction with company's executives and counterparties in all relevant legal topics
- Guarantee a reliable and flexible advise for major business transactions such as M&A, divestitures and joint ventures.
- Coaching and training the management for the legal matters

In order to be considered for this fascinating opportunity we are looking for the following points of competence:

- Master or equivalent / higher degree in Law
- Solid backgrownd of at least 7-10 years in corporate and contract law in German speaking countries, preferably and ideally Switzerland
- Experience as a legal counsel role within an IT, Software or consulting company will be prefered
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of Swiss and international contract law (incl. relevant areas of public law, e.g., public tendering)
- Fluency in German and English. Knowledge of French would be a strong advantage

Reference: 672230333