Legal Counsel (6 months contract)

Legal Counsel (6 months contract)
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Temporary position (Full-time)

Company description

Pictet is an investment-led service company, offering wealth management, asset management and related services. We do not engage in investment banking, nor do we extend commercial loans. 

Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, colleagues, communities and the companies in which we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy.

Within the legal department, you will be responsible for all legal and corporate aspects of the investments funds allocated to you. The position is based in Luxembourg. You will report to the Head of Legal.

Your role

  • Draft and update the legal documentation of Luxembourg funds (UCITS and AIFs) and follow up with the CSSF where applicable
  • Negotiate and draft all contracts related to the funds (delegation of management, administration, custodian bank, services, etc.)
  • Prepare various funds board resolutions
  • Provide legal support 
  • Work with different teams such as Operations, Finance, Investment Specialists and the Product Managers to implement product solutions
  • Assess and strengthen the product offering in terms of viability, relevance, value-add for the clients and alignment with the wider business strategy
  • Collaborate actively with the other expertise groups of the legal department, and more generally, with the other departments of Pictet Asset Management
  • Maintain strong awareness of the relevant industry- and product-related trends and regulations (e.g. SFDR) to ensure leading product positioning
  • Act as a leader of continuous improvement of our governance and product development processes

Your profile

  • Attorney’s licence
  • At least five years’ experience in law firm or legal department of a management company/AIFM
  • Proficient knowledge of the Luxembourg and EU laws and regulations affecting the Luxembourg domiciled funds and the asset management sector, in particular UCITS and AIFs
  • Ability to work with different service providers, both legal and operational
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Natural communicator and enthusiastic personality
  • Eager to learn, helpful and solution driven
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and with teams in multiple locations
  • Complete proficiency in English and French and at ease discussing complex legal matters in both languages


We will not accept any CVs via agencies

Diversity & Inclusion

Pictet is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. We respect all individuals and seek their inclusion in the workplace.

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