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Senior Legal Counsel M&A


As Senior Legal Counsel M&A your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Providing legal support for structuring, negotiating and documenting highly complex cross-border M&A transactions, including stock deals, joint ventures, reinsurance transactions, and portfolio transfers.
  • Identifying and advising internal clients on management and mitigation of legal, regulatory and reputational risks.
  • Acting as strategic partner to internal clients by consulting on legal issues and implications of business initiatives and providing practical, goal-oriented solutions and efficiently briefing senior management.
  • Proactively identifying legal issues having business-wide impact and providing pragmatic solutions.


  • Law degree and Swiss-law qualified.
  • At least 6 years of professional experience (preferably in a law firm and/or legal department of a complex enterprise).
  • Postgraduate studies/foreign degree (e.g., LL.M.) or similar work experience abroad (e.g., associate in a foreign law firm).
  • Basic knowledge of business and accounting and strong familiarity with legal aspects related to cross-border transactional work.
  • Excellent command of English; German preferred; other languages desirable.