General Counsel jobs in the banking industry jobs for attorneys in global banking in new york
General Counsel jobs in the banking industry jobs for attorneys in global banking in new york
a Filcro Financial Staffing Company
General Counsel / Attorney
Global Banking Institution
Salary to $200,000 plus substantial bonus and top benefits in a leading U.S. global financial institution
Location New York City, NY - U.S.A. 
Availability Immediate
General Counsel 
The General Counsel Division of the firm oversees legal aspects of financial services and products provided by the business (including PCP, alternative investments, funds, FX, trust funds, etc.) as well as employment and litigation matters.  The group is organized functionally by product line and regionally.
  • Review and advise on a broad range of complex legal matters as related to a diverse range of investment products globally especially alternative investments.
  • Research, draft/develop and present transactional documentation, proposals to changes to rules, policies or procedures for conformity with the law
  • Study statutes, decisions and ordinances. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations. 
  • Write, edit and finalize reports, opinions, correspondence, articles and other documents.
  • Work effectively with the members of sales and product teams as well as risk and compliance functions to minimize risk and provide on-going legal support.  To liase with appropriate specialists within the Company to coordinate legal advise and proposals.
  • To maintain training and skills development in order to continuously achieve performance objectives.  Incumbents must become very knowledgeable about the overall operation of the global institution and its products.  Candidate should stay current with events in the financial and legal field.
  • Skills &
    • 5-6 years post law-school experience in a major law firm
    • Proven knowledge of  investment products (such as hedge funds, alternative investments, private investments offerings, etc.)
    • Must be able to handle and prioritize requests from several client groups; excellent organizational, outstanding analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, negotiation skills are required. 
    • The candidate must demonstrate an ability to work effectively, meet demanding deadlines and balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Superior professional ethical standards.
    • Knowledgeable and creative about solutions
    • Ability to work and converse in Spanish would be considered a plus
    Complexity of
    The success of this individual will depend upon his/her ability to stay current with respect to a diverse range of investment products produced by the institution as well as to  the financial industry in general.

    Ability to ally with the professionals of various departments and work within matrix environmental will be instrumental to one's success.

    This search is being conducted in New York City and candidates are encouraged to apply in complete confidence. 

    Helene Crocitto or a member of her staff will contact candidates of interest directly, as soon as we can and answer all your questions.

    Thank you. 

    Helene Crocitto
    Executive Vice President
    521 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10017

    Please place or leave the words: "General Counsel" in the subject line of your e-mail, Thank you.
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