UBS Financial Services Legal Director in Mexico D.F., Mexico

Your role:

Legal Director provide comprehensive leadership and day to day management for a team of legal professionals while providing expertise in legal matters. They assist local business management to identify, assess, prevent, mitigate, manage, advice and report on legal risks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify legal risks, provide solutions and methods to assess, prevent, mitigate and manage them and report in relation to them.

  • Analyze and report on trends and developments to ensure legal services are responsive to an ever changing business and regulatory environment.

  • Provide management to a team of professionals through development of the respective skill sets and experience while providing coaching, support and feedback.

  • Identify and effectively prioritize projects in tight deadlines.

Key Deliverables

  • Establish adequate processes for timely and accurate reporting to senior management of significant legal risks.

  • Deliver appropriate guidance and advice to senior internal clients.

  • Develop appropriate policies on the control and mitigation of legal and reputational risks arising out of the operations of the business to facilitate compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Manage & optimize resources, including talent development & succession planning and maintaining an efficient span of control.

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.

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:

You'll be working in the Legal team. We’re responsible for advising our Investment Bank and Wealth Management colleagues on legal and regulatory matters related to the products they offer our customers. We also work closely with our colleagues around the globe to make sure the advice we give to our businesses is consistent and fits internal policies.

Your expertise:

You have:

– worked in a similar position before in the financial sector

– qualified as a lawyer with holistic view in both, IB and WM

– a strong product knowledge

– experience and able working with senior leadership teams, open to constructive criticism

– fully fluent in spoken and written legal English

You are:

– a strong written and verbal communicator, used to interacting with colleagues at all levels in both English and Spanish

– an expert at building networks and connections

– a team player

– known for hitting deadlines

– comfortable in working in a dynamic and varied legal environment

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?

Your colleagues:

Job Reference #: 177746BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Legal Director

City: Mexico D.F.

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Mexico

Function Category: Legal