UBS Financial Services Head of Litigation for UBS Europe SE (m/f) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Your role:

Do you have substantive experience in collaborating cross-border and on international matters, ideally previous multi-jurisdictional management responsibility? Are you a proactive personality and persistent in reaching defined objectives with stamina?

Are you interested in:

  • Management of all litigation and contentious regulatory investigations in Germany; handling cross-border litigation, and contentious regulatory and other external investigations; analysing, developing and advising on the full range of dispute resolution strategies;

  • Oversight of litigation and contentious regulatory/other external investigations in all UBS Europe SE branches

  • Responsibility for reporting on all UBS Europe SE litigation and contentious regulatory/other external investigations and representation of the Litigation function at Board and Committee meetings as appropriate

  • Providing assistance and advice on communication to key regulators as appropriate

  • Working closely with business and control function colleagues, including provision of preventive advice

  • Management of external counsel in a cost-effective, commercially sensitive and fully responsive manner

  • Training of internal staff, as appropriate with a special focus on lessons learned and read across exercises

  • Providing assistance, as required, in development of policies and procedures in this area.

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Contact Details:

UBS Europe SE



Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

As Head of Litigation for UBS Europe SE you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for oversight of the entity's litigation portfolio. You will be based in Frankfurt with local reporting to General Counsel UBS Europe SE and functional reporting to Head of EMEA Litigation.

Your experience and skills:

Can you prove a top tier legal education in Germany?

Do you have a proven track record in a senior-level position in top tier law firm or with world-class financial services institution?

You should have an

  • excellent understanding of wealth management and investment banking business and products

  • in-depth understanding of the German financial market, the financial services business and the regulatory enforcement space

  • extensive experience in management of external counsel and focus on efficiency and cost

  • excellent German and English oral and written skills; any additional languages are a plus

  • very strong analytical skills as well as good negotiation skills

  • strong leadership skills

You are:

  • capable, confident, articulate and influential at all levels of the organization management

  • strong oral and written communicator with a high attention to detail

  • strong business partner with ability to execute also under pressure

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 164967BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Head of Litigation for UBS Europe SE (m/f)

City: Frankfurt am Main

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Germany

Function Category: Legal