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  • General Counsel Switzerland, Professional Services

  • Location: Switzerland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 805310
  • Managed by: Marlous Donders

Our client, a professional services company, is seeking a General Counsel to lead, plan strategically, and develop the legal function in Switzerland.

You would be responsible for, among other things, all contentious, non-contentious, compliance and governance related legal advice, business transactions, complex litigation and disputes cases, managing external counsel and lead the company's best practices in Switzerland.

You are a lawyer, qualified to practice law in Switzerland, with at least 15 years experience, preferably with an international law firm and/or multi-national corporation. Experience within a professional services environment is key. You must have proven leadership skills and competencies and be experienced in leading and managing a team of attorneys. You will bring a generalist background with a focus on negotiating sophisticated, complex commercial agreements/contracting as well as possessing strong experiences with litigation matters. For this role, you need to have strong knowledge of the Swiss regulatory system. Fluency in English and German is mandatory, French is an advantage.

For further information please contact Marlous Donders on +31 20 888 7094 or email her on marlous.donders@laurencesimons.com.

Role managed by: Marlous Donders
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