AWM Legal Counsel - US WM Front Office Support Team
JPMorgan Chase and Co
Buenos Aires, Argentina
hace 6 días

Job Description

With more than 160 years of experience, JPMorgan Private Bank is a global wealth management leader that delivers the highest quality advice, service, capabilities and products to high net worth individuals and families around the world.

We deliver highly customized and comprehensive solutions to help clients with the many complexities they face on their balance sheets by leveraging the Private Bank’s products and solutions.

The Private Bank is involved with every facet of wealth management, including investments, liquidity and credit management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law.

In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

JPMorgan Chase was awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce.

Full vaccination is a requirement for this role for new hires joining JPMorgan Chase. Additional requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool and may include mask wearing and social distancing.

Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

Note : The requirement to be fully vaccinated to be hired for this role does not apply to roles with a work location in Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Montana, and Tennessee.

For applicants to these roles, JPMorgan Chase will consider all qualified applicants regardless of vaccination status, due to state and local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veterans

About the Legal Department

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things :

  • managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters
  • advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation
  • advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives
  • managing dispute resolution
  • interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto
  • advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and
  • providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.
  • The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co. is seeking a highly motivated and experienced attorney to join the Private Bank Legal team to support legal coverage for the U.

    S Private Bank The team is responsible for advising the firm’s client-facing private bank business. The successful candidate will support the areas listed above and work closely with colleagues on the US Private Bank Front Office Legal team, Compliance, Controls and Risk to ensure comprehensive and effective support.

    Roles and Responsibilities :

    Responsibilities will include handling escalations sent to the US PB Front Office team, completing legal research, and assisting attorneys with a wide range of business requests and regulatory projects.

    The successful candidate will be organized, attentive to detail, exercise sound decision-making, and escalate issues when appropriate.

    In addition, the position requires a high level of energy and the ability to thrive in a high-paced, deadline-driven organization, where timely execution of high-quality work product is expected.

    The responsibilities are :

  • Reviewing account documentation, including powers of attorney, non-disclosure agreements, trust agreements, entity documents (e.
  • g., corporate resolutions, by-laws, partnership agreements), court orders, guardianship documents, complex beneficiary changes, estate documentation (e.

    g., death certificates, wills), and retirement account documents.

  • Drafting or editing certain customer facing communications.
  • Conducting legal and market research.
  • Identifying potential issues and working with senior team members and appropriate business partners to provide solutions.
  • Updating account agreements, customer-facing documents, and disclosures, including reviewing legal requirements for new provisions.
  • Working on special projects outside of normal responsibilities.
  • Required Skills :

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, with excellent English writing and oral communication skills.
  • Law degree and membership in jurisdictional organization. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in financial law, preferable advising families on wealth management and estate planning matters as well as advising institutional clients, gained within a leading local law firm or within the legal department of a financial institution.
  • Excellent legal research skills. Experience with Westlaw or similar services preferred.
  • A team player who can collaborate and communicate effectively with attorneys and other business and compliance professionals.
  • Strong analytical thinker who is detail-oriented, practical and skilled at issue spotting and problem solving.
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently, takes ownership of responsibilities and projects, is results-oriented and flexible.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work in a fast-paced, complex business environment and maintain communication with attorneys regarding project status and estimated completion timelines.
  • Competence with the suite of Microsoft Office products.
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.
  • If you join the company, you will be part of a diverse and inclusive team that supports each other and will empower you to do your best work.

    Your wellbeing is very important to us. Below you ll find some examples of ongoing initiatives to promote it and a link to learn more about our benefits & culture :

  • Home office / and work tools to ensure a great experience.
  • Generous vacation, exam and parental leave.
  • Support for parents, including Family Network that provides support to parents and caregivers, Lactation room on premise, and
  • for you and your family, including domestic partners.
  • which provides personal and confidential advisory on psychological, financial and legal matters.
  • Wellness programs e.g. Yoga, stretching and mindfulness classes delivered on premises.
  • Language classes, mentorship programs and customized trainings.
  • Platform for employee discounts in Buenos Aires.
  • Many others that will be presented to you if you join the team.
  • More info can be found here :

    The location of this position is Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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