In-house Legal Counsel (80-100%)

Wille Finance is looking for an In-House Legal Counsel (80-100%)

About Wille Finance

We are a Zurich based international single family office characterized by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and short decision-making processes. Our focus is on Private Equity (VC & Buyout), Real Estate and Listed Assets. To strengthen our young, dynamic and international team of 30 professionals, we are currently looking for an in-house legal counsel.

Main Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documents such as contracts, agreements, policies, etc. and manage outside counsel in our business units (Private Equity, Real Estate)
  • Provide profound legal advice to the family client, the CEO and the teams (Finance&Accounting, HR) in all areas of their functions
  • Assist in the development and updating of organizational regulations, guidelines for corporate governance and risk management
  • Keep legal oversight of various companies
  • Ensure a solid corporate housekeeping for the entire Wille group (articles of association, regulations, share registers, minutes, annual reports, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with internal guidelines as well as all applicable laws and regulations, including KYC/AML
  • Liaising with banks and law firms
  • Stay updated with the latest developments, industry trends and best practices in your focus area.

Required Skills & Assets

  • University degree in Swiss law, license to practice as an attorney-at-law is a plus
  • 4+ years of experience as in-house counsel and/or in a law firm
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills as well as a high degree of independence
  • High quality standards and initiative personality with conceptual & solution-oriented thinking
  • Analytical way of thinking, organizational skills with complex interfaces as well as and efficient approach to tasks and changing challenges
  • Fluent in German and English (including strong legal drafting skills), Spanish is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Be part of a young, dynamic and international team with a flat hierarchy
  • Hybrid working models, possibility for Homeoffice
  • Positive and committed corporate culture and excellent social benefits
  • Support for education and training

INTERESTED?

Please send your application to careers@willefinance.com.

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