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Senior Legal Counsel - Recovery (German-speaking) - M/F
26/06/2018

Region: Luxembourg (country)
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Litigation, Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg is currently looking for a  Senior Legal Counsel – Recovery.

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Banque Internationale à Luxembourg is the oldest bank in Luxembourg. Founded in 1856, BIL is a key player in the Retail Banking, Private Banking, Corporate Banking and Treasury and Financial Markets. These businesses are backed up by strong Support functions and by our Operational departments.

We are currently recruiting a 

Senior Legal Counsel – Recovery (German-speaking) M/F

Your mission :

As a senior legal counsel within our debt recovery group at the BIL, your main activities will be:

  • Ensuring a smooth and successful management of the debts and litigations in order to guarantee a time- and cost-efficient recovery process.
     
  • Executing legal or extra-legal actions to execute guarantees or obtain new guarantees
     
  • Evaluating client default risks and related provisions
     
  • Complying with laws, directives, norms, rules and deadlines are respected to prevent possible disputes
     
  • Manage the application of legal rules governing garnishments, summonses, bankruptcies in order to protect the bank against disputes, contestations and risk of losses.


Your Key responsibilities 

  • Analyze, prepare and manage recovery cases within different jurisdictions. Prepare responses following debtors interactions with the CSSF.
     
  • Define the relevant legal approach to be taken regarding recovery cases through amicable procedures (reimbursement programs, transactions, over-indebtedness etc.) or legal procedures (real estate foreclosures or forced sales, seizures & transfers on wages, guarantees, pledges, bank guarantees etc.), in collaboration with our legal or non-legal intermediaries (lawyers, notaries, bailiffs, recovery companies).
     
  • Monitor and manage complex over-indebtedness cases. Receive, analyze, follow up and re-assess risks related to the seizures and summons the bank may be notified, and inform the relevant internal counterparts.
     
  • Assist the management in adapting the bank’s procedures to legislative changes, issues arising, new products or different forms of credit

 

Your profile:

  • You hold a Master’s Degree in Law and you have proven experience in dealing with recovery or litigation cases
     
  • You have an interest in complex legal issues
     
  • You are a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills, able to cooperate with and manage external legal counsels
     
  • You are known for hitting deadlines and are result-oriented and assertive
     
  • Fluency in English and German is mandatory. Other language skills would be considered as assets

Interested?

Interested?

Apply via this link

Agency calls are not appreciated.

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