Senior Vice President, Counsel BNY Mellon. Legal Counsel Luxembourg Bring your ideas. Make history. BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset servicing and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the “bank of banks” - 97% of the world’s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital. With over 239 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we’re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about. We’re seeking a future team member for the role of counsel to join our Asset Servicing & Digital Legal team in Luxembourg.In this role, you’ll make an impact mainly in the following ways: Draft, review and negotiate service contracts with our clients;Provide ongoing advice regarding contractual, regulatory and other legal issues, relating to clients, suppliers and business partners ensuring that BNY Mellon complies with its legal and regulatory responsibilities and minimizing legal risks;Work with other lawyers in the different EMEA wide legal departments to deliver a high standard of legal advice that is tailored to BNYM’s business model;Advise/support business in developing and implementing services and products in line with applicable laws & regulations;Follow developments and advise business and management on banking and financial law/regulation and provide legal support for regulatory change and implementation projects;Participate in relevant industry bodies and informal peer networking forums;Support to instruction and management of external counsel (including assistance with analysis and collation of advice from such counsel); Assistance with the development of formal training sessions for business colleagues on relevant topics, e.g. documentary standards/policies/market industry issues/legal issues; andSupport knowledge sharing and innovation within the legal team.To be successful in this role, we’re seeking the following: Masters law degree or equivalentAt least 3 years experience in a business law firm and/or legal department of a financial institutionSeveral years of experience of drafting and reviewing legal documentation generally and familiar with the financial services industry, primarily the investment funds space including the role of depositaries, fund administrators and investment fund managers Well-organised, stress resistant and with the ability to work autonomouslyTeam playerPractical and solutions orientedEnabler of the businessLanguages: English and preferably French &/or GermanAt BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here’s a few of our awards: Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index (GEI)Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality IndexBest Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disability: IN – 100% score 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast CompanyCDP’s Climate Change ‘A List’Forbes Blockchain 50Our Benefits: BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life’s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter. BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums..
Senior Vice President, Counsel at BNY Mellon