Senior Legal Counsel

Nectar Financial (Slovakia), s.r.o.

Place of work
Trnavska cesta 27/B, Bratislava
Contract type
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About us

Nectar the leading wealth management technology company in Switzerland has set out to radically improve the market for professionally managed wealth.

Nectar's Mission is to accelerate the financial industry's path to sustainable investment practices. Starting from a profitable business based on a client base of 30+ leaders in asset and wealth management we are running and continuously cutting edge technology platform to revolutionize a vast global business still stuck in pre-Internet age.

If our Mission is your calling, we would like to hear from you.

Your mission

You will be providing legal representation and full legal support and advise to the company management being the top legal person for our affiliate in Slovakia.

How we'd like you to help us

* You will take responsibility for overall corporate governance, corporate housekeeping and general corporate legal matters.
* You will be in charge of the review and solidification of the existing legal documentation including employment, consulting, service agreements etc.
* You will provide support in drafting complex non-standard agreements with a variety of counter-parties, including wealth and asset managers, family offices, banks etc.
* You will provide advice to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, third parties partnerships, corporate finance, etc.).
* You will provide support in regulatory automation and respective input to the Nectar platform including European regulations such as MiFID II, AIFMD etc.
* You will support our General Counsel in Switzerland mainly in strategic initiatives and corporate matters on a global level (offices in Slovakia, Switzerland and USA).
* Responsibility to maintain awareness of and update on changes in legislation and regulations.
* Interaction with our third-party accounting, payroll and tax provider when legal advisory and inputs are needed.

What we expect you to have

University degree in Law

Background & Personality

Nectar is experiencing very exciting times and growing significantly, along with such important step in our successful path, we want to become better in all aspects and strengthen our professionalism. We look to add a senior legal expert with in depth knowledge and understanding of all areas of the corporate law, in respect to the legal system in Slovakia.

To match our demanding requirements:
* You need to have proven extensive experience as a Legal Counsel on an in-house role, preferably in an SME.
* Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.
* Strong track record in managing a broad range of legal issues and interacting closely with business leaders.
* previous experience creating effective legal strategies.

What stands above anything else is work ethics and commitment to the job. We love Nectar and will look very carefully at who we let in and be our adviser. Therefore, you need to:
* have high degree of professional ethics and integrity
* have outstanding communication skills
* have sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
* have strong ability to embrace the core values of our organization
* be flexible, quickly able to adapt within a multicultural, multi-location and multilingual environment

You must have excellent written and verbal English skills, Slovak is a must.

Sense for technology in general, ability to quickly get familiar with new tools and interested in new trends.

Employee perks, benefits

You can expect to:
* To help build and shape breakthrough products from early on.
* To be a part of a team of inspiring individuals with global experience, amazing ideas and thirst for reaching higher goals.
* To have an essential role in building state of the art products for the world of finances.

* Flexible working hours and possibility to work also remotely.
* Compensation package complemented with the possibility to become a Nectar shareholder.
* Working internationally with our teams across the US East Coast, Switzerland and Slovakia.
* Competitive compensation package

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)


Brief description of the company

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Nectar Financial (Slovakia), s.r.o.
Trnavska cesta 27/B
83104 Bratislava
ID: 2981334   Dátum zverejnenia: 20.3.2017