Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Region: Munsbach
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Apex Group Ltd ("Apex" or "the Group"), established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With over 80 offices worldwide and 12,000 employees in 38 countries, Apex delivers an expansive range of services to asset managers, financial institutions, private clients, and family offices. Apex's purpose is to be more than just a financial services provider. The Group is committed to driving positive change to address three core areas: the environment and climate change, women's empowerment and economic independence, and education and social mobility. Life at Apex isn't just about the work you do. It's about embracing the culture and loving what you do. Every employee plays a part in making Apex who we are today, and the more we grow, the more impor…

APEX Group is looking for a qualified Legal Counsel to support our Luxembourg legal team with good investment funds law experience. This full-time role comes with a favourable salary and benefits package. 

The European Depositary Bank is a provider of Banking, Depositary and Custody services within the APEX Group Ltd, a global financial services provider with 4,000 staff across 45 offices globally.  

To give you an idea of how this role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Creating, auditing and disposing all banking- and fund  related contracts and service level agreements (AIFM, investment management company, prospectus review, depositary and paying agency agreement etc.))
  • Providing legal advice and being involved in drafting, reviewing and negotiating of various types of contracts and legal documents in a broad range of transactional and advisory work relating to banking, funds and capital market matters for Luxembourg as well as our branches
  • Supporting departments internally on legal questions
  • Drafting and negotiating intra group agreements
  • Acting as first point of contact for all legal questions
  • Supporting our branches as the Luxembourg head office
  • Conducting legal research and staying up to date with regards to any legal developments in your field and Luxembourg laws
  • Contributing to new business initiatives.

To apply for this Legal Counsel role, you will need a degree in Law and at least five years of experience within the funds industry in a financial institution or a law firm in Luxembourg. You will also require: 

  • Practical experience in and a good understanding of Luxembourgish law, particularly in finance/banking law and fund legislation
  • Good understanding of economic relationships and the processes of a bank
  • First class drafting and negotiating skills
  • Fluent communication skills in English – both written and verbal

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you'll be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. Benefits As a truly global business, we tailor benefits to each location to safeguard our people and respect local cultures and ways of working. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in talent development. Join our global network, and you will benefit from education support, sponsorship and in-house training programs. 

To apply for this full-time Legal Counsel job in Luxembourg, please contact Apex Group today. Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website. 

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