Economist / Legal Counsel

Economist / Legal Counsel
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Our ambition is to ensure the stability of the Luxembourg financial sector, to protect financial consumers and to promote a financial market which is fair, transparent and safe. The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) acts exclusively in the public interest and all of our employees contribute to maintaining the safeness and soundness of the financial industry, one of the main drivers of the Luxembourg economy.

Beyond the national scope, the CSSF is also characterized by a strong European and international exposure. Our employees participate in international working groups and collaborate with other European authorities with the aim of promoting a stable financial industry on a European and international level.


You join the team in charge of carrying out legal analyses and participating at national and international level in the development of regulations in the field of investments funds, investment fund managers and /or pension funds.
On a day-to-day basis, you perform legal analyses and prepare opinions on working documents from national and international bodies in the area of the activities of the division. You reply to general and specific legal requests received from intermediaries, from other departments of the UCI Service and from the Management related to regulations applicable to funds and their investment fund manager.Role & responsibilities

  • Drafting of legal opinions on the regulations applicable to UCIs, investment fund managers and / or pension funds
  • Analysis and contribution to the development of draft regulatory texts relating to UCIs, investment fund managers and / or pension funds
  • Analysis and monitoring of national and international regulatory matters in the aforementioned areas

Your profile

  • Four or five-year Master degree in Law, Economics, Finance or Business Administration and Management
  • Complementary training certificate in Luxembourg law is a plus
  • Minimum professional experience of 3 years in the field of investment funds and / or investment fund managers and /or pension funds or similar experience in the financial sector
  • Professional experience in legal work related to UCIS is an asset
  • Proficiency in written and spoken French and English. Knowledge of German or Luxembourgish will be considered as an advantage
  • Excellent writing, analysis and synthesis skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility, organisation and discretion
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team. Interest and willingness to exchange and share knowledge

The successful candidate (m/f) will be hired as public employee (“employé de l’Etat”) under a permanent contract. If the candidate meets the required conditions, s/he will be asked to apply for admission to the status of civil servant (“fonctionnaire de l’Etat”).

Prior to the conclusion of the contract, the candidate must submit an extract from the criminal record (bulletin n°3), dated less than 2 months, in order to prove their conduct and integrity.

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