Job title: Chief Legal Counsel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Asset Management
Functional Expertise: Executive Management (C -level) Lawyer Private Banking & Wealth Management
Job published: 15-04-2024
Job ID: 33476

Job Description

Job Title: Chief Legal Counsel - Private Family Office

Location: Luxembourg


We are selecting a highly experienced and dynamic Chief Legal Counsel to join our client's prestigious Private Family Office based in Luxembourg.

As the leader of our legal team, you will play a pivotal role in providing strategic legal counsel and overseeing all legal matters across our diverse portfolio.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and oversee company-wide legal initiatives and projects, providing insightful counsel to drive strategic decision-making.
  • Offer expert guidance on corporate structuring and organization, ensuring compliance with legal requirements.
  • Manage the establishment, management, and dissolution of companies and funds across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Draft, review, and evaluate a variety of legal documents to support business objectives, including contracts, agreements, and memoranda.
  • Conduct thorough reviews of contracts and paperwork related to private equity and real estate transactions, ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Analyze documentation associated with investments undertaken by various entities within the organization.
  • Manage trademark affairs at the group level, safeguarding intellectual property rights.
  • Coordinate with regulatory authorities and external stakeholders to ensure adherence to legal and compliance standards.
  • Proactively monitor legal and regulatory developments, providing timely updates and recommendations to senior management.
  • Deliver comprehensive reports summarizing key legal insights and implications for strategic decision-making.
  • Collaborate closely with all stakeholders




  • Fluency in English, Russian language and French.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in legal roles, preferably within a Banking & Capital Markets, or Corporate speciality, from a Bank, BIG 4, Law Firm or private family office or similar environment.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage a legal team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Expertise in corporate structuring, organizational governance, and regulatory compliance.
  • Proven ability to provide strategic legal counsel and drive decision-making processes.
  • Thorough understanding of private equity and real estate transactions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to conduct comprehensive legal research.
  • A proactive approach to monitoring legal and regulatory developments.


If you are a seasoned legal professional looking to take on a leadership role in a prestigious family office environment, we encourage you to apply. Join us in shaping the future of our organization and making a meaningful impact on our success.


Please apply by sending your CV to Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion.

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