UBS Financial Services Senior Legal Counsel in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Your role:

•\tReporting to General Counsel for LatAm based in Sao Paulo, Brazil on all legal matters affecting the Brazilian franchise;

•\tServing as active member of UBS’ executive and governance committees, providing strategic counsel on legal, business and operations related matters;

•\tRepresenting UBS' legal interests and providing assurance of strong corporate governance and general legal housekeeping before LatAm's senior management, internal clients, regulatory agencies (mainly BSM, CVM and BACEN), legislative bodies, auditors, and market authorities and market associations (ANBIMA, ABBI);

•\tProviding prompt commercial, practical legal advice to UBS' various business lines (i.e. Wealth Management, Investment Banking, Brokerage and Intermediation Services, Real Estate and Corporate Services such as M&A and Financial Advice) to facilitate, improve and strengthen operational decision-making through integration of legal analysis as part of overall business development process;

•\tPartnering with the Compliance department on regulatory and compliance protocols and inquiries, current and anticipated;

•\tIdentifying current and upcoming legal, regulatory and related compliance risk specific to clients and the firm, and also determining how foreign investors can do business in the Brazilian market and how UBS Brazil can offer its services in various jurisdictions while operating in compliance with local laws and regulations;

•\tNegotiating and drafting complex proprietary acquisitions and finance structures (e.g., due diligence, documentation, and filings);

•\tSupporting the various business areas on commercial negotiations;

•\tSupporting HR and Finance on employee matters (e.g., employee agreements, consulting agreements, employee benefits and other employment issues). Review and draft contracts, policies, compensation plans, and employee handbook as needed.

•\tProviding sound legal advice on issues affecting existing and future business where risks and mitigation strategies are clearly identified

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:

•\tLeading, Supervising, Supporting and training of legal team members as required;

Your experience and skills:

• Lawyer Bachelor Degree (OAB).

• Fluent English

• A dedicated team spirit and ability to interact and communicate with colleagues on all levels.

• Confident ability to advise and communicate effectively with senior management, members of the Board of Directors, and Regulators.

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 #: 171512BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Senior Legal Counsel

City: Sao Paulo

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Brazil

Function Category: Legal