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Senior Legal Counsel
17/04/2018

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Banking & Finance, Financial regulatory
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract

YouConnect is looking for Senior Legal Counsel to reinforce the legal team of BNP Paribas Asset Management.

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BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s major financial institutions. Managing and advising EUR 580 billion in assets as at 31 March 2017, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering a broad spectrum of asset classes and regions. With close to 700 investment professionals and 600 client servicing specialists, BNP Paribas Asset Management serves individual, corporate and institutional investors in 75 countries around the world. Since 2002, BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable and responsible investing.

To reinforce its legal team, BNP Paribas Asset Management is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel. 

Your role will be:

  • To analyse, draft, review and follow-up all kind of agreements and legal documentation;

  • To provide general legal advice;

  • To assist in punctual questions;

  • To act as expert counsel;

  • To follow-up the applicable legal and regulatory framework.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Corporate Legal: drafting and reviewing of all kind of agreements (custody/depositary agreements, fund agreements, distribution agreements, investment management agreements ,) in line with legal principles and group policies, provision of a wide range of templates, checklists and guidelines, litigation and claims handling, support to other group entities, acting as legal counsel role in the widest sense.

  • Legal Watch: consulting role: give legal opinions, anticipate and create awareness on legal developments and new legislation and ensure proper and timely implementation together with the business, participation in professional working groups (Beama, Febelfin,..)

  • Implementation and work in compliance with the different policies applicable to the Legal Function. Ensure the different filings and reportings applicable to the Legal Function. 

  • You have a Law degree and minimum 7 to 10 years experience, preferably in the financial sector/asset management sector;

  • You have knowledge on AIFMD and UCITS regulations;

  • Experience in IT/license agreements and data protection issues is an asset.

  • You have strong digital skills;

  • Dutch and/or French and English contract drafting proficiency is a necessity ; 

  • Your verbal and communication skills are excellent;

  • You are result and quality driven;

  • You are business minded and you have strong analytical skills;

  • You are a team player, but you are able to work in an autonomous way;

  • You are flexible and accurate. 

  • A challenging job with a lot of contacts and room for initiatives;

  • An atmosphere stimulating personal development and growth;

  • Competitive salary in accordance with education, experience and skills;

  • Attractive extralegal advantages. 

Interested?

Apply immediately with the Apply Button or contact Kikki Vandriessche for more information. Contact Kikki by mail: kikki.vandriessche@youconnect.be or call +32 473 52 13 02. 

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