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Corporate – Legal – Investment Banking Lawyer/Assistant General Counsel – Vice President (m/f)

Req #: 170108994
Location: Frankfurt, HE, DE
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 Euro (EUR)
About J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients’ needs, anywhere in the world.  We operate in 150 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses.  We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day.  This is why we are the most respected financial institution in the world – and why we can offer you an outstanding career.
Our business
The Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is one of J.P. Morgan’s core businesses, and a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The Legal Group which supports the CIB provides transactional and strategic legal support as required for the various businesses within the CIB and is organized across different practice groups. 
The Frankfurt Legal Department is looking for a lawyer to join a team of lawyers supporting the German CIB business. The role will report to the Senior Regional Counsel for Germany and will also interact with the EMEA Practice Group Heads primarily for Markets, Lending and M&A.
Key responsibilities:
  • Identifying and managing legal risk and advising the business and other stakeholders on relevant legal and regulatory issues;
  • Advising on legal and regulatory developments;
  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting legal transactional documentation for Markets, Lending and M&A;
  • Assisting in the development of policies, procedures and standard forms;
  • Coordination as needed with the CIB Legal Practice Groups for Markets, Lending and M&A;
  • Coordination with and engagement of external counsel as and when required.
  • Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction
  • Excellent verbal communication and experience of dealing with senior management in challenging and demanding situations and under tight deadlines
  • Experience in transactional workflow and ability to deal in an informed manner with a wide range of products
  • A self-starter able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Essential skills  
  • Good team player
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Flexible time manager and ability to prioritize and respond to business needs and goals
  • Excellent organizational skills
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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