Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel
Région: Munsbach
Expérience nécessaire: 5 ans
Secteur d'activité: Entreprise
Contrat: Durée indéterminée (Temps plein)

Description de la société

MHTBL belongs to the Mizuho Financial Group (MHFG), formed on April 1, 2002, when the former Fuji Bank, Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, and Industrial Bank of Japan were reorganized into two banks: Mizuho Bank, Ltd., and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. At the same time, two more companies—Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. and Mizuho Securities Co. Ltd. were formed. On April 26, 2005, MHFG announced its “Channel to Discovery” plan. Under the plan, the Group has realigned its business structure into three global segments- Global Corporate Group, Global Retail Group, and Global Asset & Wealth Management Group-based on the needs of customers.

Within the framework of our Luxembourg based activities, we are recruiting a:

Legal Counsel (m/f)

Permanent Contract

to strengthen the the Legal Department

Your responsibilities

  • Advise internal departments on the Bank’s core activities (Custody, Fund Administration and Securities Agency); 
  • Prepare and/or negotiate all types of commercial contracts; 
  • Draft, maintain and update internal templates and procedures; 
  • Conduct legal research and prepare internal memos; 
  • Ensure the coordination with internal stakeholders and external providers. 

Your profile 

Education and experiences

  • Master’s degree in Law 
  • A demonstrable experience of minimum 5 years of in a similar position within a financial institution or law firm in Luxembourg 


  • Excellent knowledge of Luxembourg and EU Financial and Banking laws and regulations. 
  • Prior experience in the investment fund sector is an advantage. 


  • Fluent in English and French.

IT skills 

  • Sound knowledge of Word, 
  • Powerpoint, 
  • Excel 

Personal skills 

  • Positive and pro-active attitude with excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of legal matters 
  • Capacity to identify complexity/risk and act accordingly 

Job Benefits 

  • Excellent work-life balance 
  • Harmonious and stable working environment 
  • Positive and inclusive environment
  • Possibility of part-time work (minimum 80%)
  • Training and career development
  • A hybrid working environment offering flexibility and the possibility to telework 
  • Wide range of fringe benefits (lunch vouchers, pension scheme, etc.) 
  • Free parking near the Bank 

Criminal record: 

This position may require a condition of a good repute. The law on the financial sector provides that the good repute of a candidate shall be assessed on the basis of (i) criminal records and (ii) any evidence tending to show that the candidate is of good repute and offering every guarantee of irreproachable conduct. Eventually the candidate’s name will also be screened through our name screening tool which imports, respectively, the latest versions of the World-Check blacklists, and runs an automated screening process of all names. 

Please note that, in the course of our recruitment process, we will collect and process certain of your personal data as detailed in our applicant privacy notice on 

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