Senior Legal Counsel-Private Wealth

  • Negotiable
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • McGregor Boyall
  • 21 Jan 19

Senior Legal Counsel to support the private banking/wealth management business.

Senior Legal Counsel to support the private banking/wealth management business.

  • Assists the Head of Legal for the division and the business with developing and rolling out new wealth-related products and services.
  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates wealth-related documents (e.g. custody agreements, platform agreements, distribution agreements, and investment documentation).
  • Assists the head of the division in managing potential disputes and customer complaints in the UAE and abroad.
  • Makes recommendations for improvements to policies and processes and streamlining the same to bring about efficiency and improve turn-around time.
  • Bachelor's degree in law; a Master's degree in law is preferred
  • Strong English communication and drafting skills
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in Arabic is beneficial but not mandatory
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a reputed bank or law firm, with at least 2 years in a similar role
  • Familiarity with wealth management products and services
  • Familiarity with other retail banking products and services is beneficial but not mandatory
  • Familiarity with UAE laws and regulations is preferred

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.