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LUX Senior Legal Counsel

Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Luxembourg, LU

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group leader in Italy. Assisting more than 11,1 milion of retail customers through a network of 4400 branches, it significantly supports the development of Companies and gives an important sustain to the country's growth. The Group has a selected retail banking presence in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, with approximately 1,200 branches and 7.8 million customers in 12 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in 29 countries in support of its corporate customers’ cross-border business. It is looking for new qualify profiles who want to face demanding and challenging career path with the following requirements:

Scope and Purpose


Review and draft all types of contracts, covering a diversity of activities, such as loans, service providers, and financial counterparts. Provide orientated advice on a broad and dynamic range of legal issues in the corporate banking and finance sphere and in general, support all bank departments on legal related matters. Main responsibilities may include: • Providing advice and guidance on corporate lending, governance issues, structured and syndicated loans, etc... • Undertaking a range of drafting and negotiating (e.g. term sheets, facility agreements), with a particular focus on financing transactions, such as commodities, acquisition finance, pre-export finance, asset finance, receivables purchasing etc. • Supporting derivatives transactions and negotiating ISDA agreements • Providing guidance on managing legal risks, and create or maintain policies accordingly • Participating in global and local legal initiatives • Liaising with third party law firms • Undertaking legal and regulatory watch • Follow up on pre-litigation and litigation cases 

Required Experience


• Have at least 6 years and up to around 10 years' experience in a similar in-house role or in a law firm; • Be a successful and energetic lawyer qualified in Luxembourg or another EU jurisdiction with significant practice or experience in Luxembourg. 

Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge


• Speak fluent French and English, Italian would be a plus; • Resilient, with excellent skills under pressure, and the ability to prioritize and juggle issues, providing swift and sensible advice to the business; • Have excellent knowledge of the Luxembourg legal and relevant regulatory environment, (MifID II, GDPR, EMIR, Fatca CRS, etc.). 


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