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Head of Legal Trust & Tax Law. Russian Speaking. Zurich, Switzerland. Filled

Industry Financial Services, Legal, Other, RSI Executive Search
Location Switzerland
Job Type Permanent
Package Negotiable for the right candidate, relocation package could be offered
Date 1 February 2019

Are you a Tax/Corporate Services Legal specialist with fluent Russian language skills and EU/UK citizenship and willingness to relocate to Zurich? Would you like to join a legal department and develop your career within a top banking brand? Then read on.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • advising existing and new clients of the company in tax and trust law and provide service excellence to meet the clients’ complex and demanding needs, objectives and expectations
  • building your own client portfolio and therefore benefit from the success-based remuneration formula while also managing a portfolio of existing clients
  • supporting trust officers in legal matters regarding the daily business of the trust company
  • coordination the work of various third party suppliers and external lawyers
  • analysing the respective audit reports with compliance impact and derive measures


Your profile will demonstrate:


  • Master Degree in Law
  • STEP diploma or equivalent qualification expected
  • Min. 3 years of professional experience in the private clients segment
  • Solid knowledge of Swiss and international tax law
  • Practical knowledge in compliance standards based on Swiss and international regulatory environment
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Russian
  • Generalist, hands-on approach, discretion and judgement
  • Excellent analytical skills; proactive; conscientious; well organised
  • Swiss/UK/any UK passport or valid Swiss work permit is a must


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