Senior Corporate Counsel

Senior Corporate Counsel
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.  

We support our clients over six sectors and deliver value across three service lines. We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional as Senior Corporate Counsel and you will report to our Senior Manager. 

Your responsibilities include:

Client servicing through means of an in-depth knowledge of client files, client communication and internal procedures: 

  • Draft/review of legal documentation in terms of incorporation of companies, day-to-day operations, liquidation
  • Monitor the various steps of the transactions, ensure adherence at all times with Luxembourg law as well as internal Vistra processes
  • Debt collection of outstanding Vistra invoices
  • Coordinate with central operations team to resolve issues concerning taxes, administration and banking of client companies
  • Detect possible corporate and tax issues
  • Handle client requests regarding transactions/statutory and outflow
  • Work in close collaboration with team members, law firms, auditors, tax advisors and other relevant parties
  • Organise the preparation shareholder and board meetings together with the Accountants and Corporate Secretarial Assistants
  • Maintain communication with clients, including the planning of the Corporate Calendar
  • Monitor completeness of client files
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Luxembourg market/regulations (legal, tax, accounting, reporting, market developments)
  • Take up directorship mandates in client’s companies, if requested
  • Take up client payroll, if requested
  • Collect KYC documentation (as required)
  • Record the working hours/client in the time billing system according to the objectives set 

As a senior, we expect you to coach, develop and serve as a role model for members of your team:

  • Share your knowledge and experience with your direct colleagues; Corporate Counsels and Corporate Secretarial Assistants
  • Coach and review the work of the (Associate) Corporate Counsels within your team
  • Be a buddy for new joiners in the team, in order to train and guide them

Relevant experience: 

  • Law, Economics and / or Tax degree
  • Strong knowledge of Luxembourg regulation
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a professional services firm
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems, work independently and as a member of a team 

Join us! 

Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.  

Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!


Bring Your Whole Self to Work. We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.

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