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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 management 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 240 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 Luxembourg legal team. This role is located in Luxembourg.

In this role, you’ll make an impact mainly in the following... ways:
• Draft, review and negotiate client contracts;
• 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 EMEA Legal department 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 law & regulation;
• 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; and
• Support knowledge sharing and innovation within the legal team.

To be successful in this role, we’re seeking the following:
• Masters law degree (equivalent)
• At least 3 years experience in a business law firm and/or legal department of a financial institution
• Several 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 autonomously
• Languages: English and preferably French &/or German

At 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 Index
• Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disability: IN – 100% score
• 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
• CDP’s Climate Change ‘A List’
• Forbes Blockchain 50

Our 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


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