Legal and Regulatory Inventory Management - Assistant General Counsel / Senior Counsel

Greater London
Full time
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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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Serve as a trusted advisor on a range of legal and regulatory issues and guide stakeholders on how those legal requirements are internally documented and maintained.

The Legal Department at JPMorgan Chase & Co. manages legal and other risks, advises on products and services, interprets laws and regulations that impact the firm, and advises the firm on other matters.

As Legal and Regulatory Inventory Management Assistant General Counsel/Senior Counsel in the Office of Legal Obligations, you will be responsible for helping the Legal Department document JPMorgan Chase’s material legal obligations and monitor for related legal and regulatory changes.

The Office of Legal Obligations is a global firmwide program responsible for developing and executing a sustainable infrastructure and process that (i) documents JPMorgan Chase’s obligations arising from material laws, regulations, and rules, and (ii) connects the obligations to policies, when applicable, as well as to procedures or other documentation that support compliance with those laws, regulations, and rules. You will join a global team of lawyers, project managers, and other professionals who have a strong regulatory awareness and background and who understand the risks to the lines of business and JPMorgan of non-compliance with laws, regulations, and rules. You will use your strong analytical, communication, and collaborative skills to advise other members of the Legal Department, as well as to our compliance, controls, and business partners in connection with a broad range of matters, often in a fast-paced environment. If you are intellectually curious and have a passion for driving solutions, you may be the perfect fit for our team.

Job responsibilities

  • Work closely with the rest of the Legal Department to develop and maintain an inventory of legal obligations for JPMorgan Chase’s businesses in France or Italy and respond to questions from the business and corporate functions about the legal obligations
  • Monitor, identify, and document changes in legal and regulatory developments for France or Italy, including providing written summaries to the Legal Department, the business, and other corporate functions
  • Research and analyze laws, regulations and rules to assess applicability and impact to JPMorgan Chase
  • Promote evergreen efforts of the inventory, focusing on quality assurance, consistency, comprehensiveness, and accuracy of legal obligations
  • Develop subject matter expertise on products and services offered by JPMorgan Chase as required
  • Assist with the development of policies, procedures and controls
  • Work closely with technology partners to develop technology solutions to support the team’s work

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Lawyer qualified to practice in France or Italy with a relevant work experience, preferably obtained in private practice or in-house
  • Fluency in English and French or Italian is a must
  • Experience in EU and French or Italian financial services regulation
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely summarize legal and regulatory developments for distribution to a non-legal audience
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with the business, corporate functions, and fellow legal and support professionals
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and project management skills
  • A true “self-starter” with the ability to work independently to manage competing priorities and coordinate among a wide range of internal stakeholders

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Experience with regulatory change monitoring
  • Qualified to practice law in Luxembourg or Spain
  • Fluency in Spanish