Junior Banking Lawyer specialized in regulatory matters

Allen & Overy
22 février 2024 par
vanessa Icardi Serrami

Job Description

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. We work on some of the most challenging and important deals and have built a reputation for delivering exceptional legal solutions that help our clients grow, innovate and thrive. The legal industry is changing, and we're committed to leading that change, putting our people first, embracing new ways of thinking and integrating technology into our everyday work.

Our culture is one of high-performance and we have high expectations of one another, in everything we do. Being a proud team player is essential. We work together, listen and learn from one another and achieve results we could never achieve on our own. When you join our team, you’ll become part of a flexible, inclusive environment underpinned by openness and consistent support for one another.

At A&O, you're not only valued for what you do, but for who you are. We have a powerful commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and we’re working hard to create an environment where you can bring your authentic self to work.

We know that to excel, we must nurture an environment where our people feel they belong.

Department purpose

Allen & Overy’s “practical and knowledgeable” team advises on transactional and regulatory work. We are experienced in assisting clients to obtain licenses as payment institutions, e-money institutions, or investment firms in Luxembourg. You will join a dynamic team advising, amongst others, top tier financial institutions and other key financial players on financial sector regulation.

Role purpose

We are currently looking for a Junior Banking Lawyer specialized in regulatory matters.

Role and responsibilities

  • You will work in a truly diverse environment and on both local and cross-border projects
  • You will benefit from first-class legal and soft skills training that will greatly contribute to your career and personal development
  • You will work in a highly collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment, and you will be part of a team that helps you learn and succeed

Key requirements

  • You have at least one year relevant regulatory experience obtained in private practice 
  • You have completed the CCDL qualification, or the equivalent qualification in another EU jurisdiction
  • You have strong interest in or knowledge of Fintech solutions, crypto-asset services, the banking and investment funds ecosystems, the fight against money laundering, etc.
  • You are fluent in both written and spoken English and French. German would be an asset

Who we are looking for

  • You are a team player, proactive and have excellent communication skills
  • You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and client service are essential to our business and the business of our clients
  • You have a sense of responsibility and are committed to producing quality work

What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your qualifications and experience, a flexible work environment (60/40), a wide range of training opportunities for continuous development, a restaurant with subsidized meals, a fitness room with a wide range of group classes, a concierge service and a health insurance.