News

News

Wednesday, 21. November 2018 - 17:21 time
Thanksgiving

May all the good things of life be yours,
not only at Thanksgiving but throughout
the coming year.
Warm wishes for a beautiful Thanksgiving.

Monday, 21. May 2018 - 12:07 time
International Tax & Trust Lawyers

International Tax & Trust Lawyers
Job specification


About the Law Firm

The company is the among the world's largest law firm with a global network of 78 offices in 45 countries, with more than 4100 lawyers worldwide, more than 500 of the firm's lawyers practice exclusively in the international tax area. The firm's International Tax Group forms one of the largest and most sophisticated tax practices of any law firm in the world today.

A committed team of international tax, trust, and litigation and banking specialists advise a global clientele of private banks, trustees and private individuals in relation to wealth management. The expansion of the wealth management team has resulted in openings in this area in the Zurich office.



About the position

Join a highly dynamic group of international lawyers focusing on some of the most sophisticated issues facing the wealth management industry and its clients today. You have:

- a strong academic record;
- 2+ years experience in an established U.S., UK or
International law firm following admission to the bar;
domestic estate planning experience;
- experience with domestic and international tax rules relevant
to both corporations and individuals;
- experience in dealing with international estate and trust
matters;
- experience in dealing with the development of tax-based
insurance products;
- an interest in developing expertise in the tax laws of countries.

This is an opportunity to undertake exciting multi-jurisdictional work with a diverse international corporate, banking and individual client base.


The ideal Candidate*


Nationality
- Swiss, or Permit B + C holders
- Nationals of EU-25 Member States and EFTA
International with multicultural experience
- Age Experience is important
- Education & Training
- Academic background
- Degree in law including admission to the bar
- Languages Business fluent in English (necessity)
- Fluent in your market�s language
Each additional language is an asset
The ideal experience and functional attitudes
- 2+ years� experience in an established U.S., UK or
International law firm following admission to the bar
- Domestic estate planning experience
- Experience with domestic and international tax rules relevant
to both corporations and individuals
- Experience in dealing with international estate and trust
matters;
- Experience in dealing with the development of tax-based
insurance products; and, An interest in developing expertise in
the tax laws of countries.
Personal qualities
- High degree of ethical and compliance standards and behavior
- Professional written and verbal communication and
interpersonal skills
- Strong analytic abilities
- Strong process leadership skills demonstrated through
previous project management
- Social competence (listening skills, constructive openness,
teamwork, multicultural competence, team player)
- Personality competence (integrity, learning, holistic thinking,
entrepreneurial acting
Availability As soon as possible
Compensation Interesting enough to attract the right candidate, dependent on agreed business plan
Location Zurich, Switzerland

*Male and female candidates are welcome

Monday, 15. September 2014 - 11:17 time
George Washington

George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation
1st
Every action done in company ought to be with some sign of respect to those that are present.
49th
Use no reproachful language against any one; neither curse nor revile.
66th
Be not forward but friendly and courteous; be the first to salute, hear and answer; & be not pensive when it is time to converse.
74th
When another speaks be attentive yourself and disturb not the audience; if any hesitates in his words, help him not, nor prompt him without desired, interrupt him not, nor answer him till his speech be ended.
88th
Be not tedious in discourse, make not many digressions, nor repeat often the same manner of discourse.
110th
Labour to keep alive in your breast that little celestial fire called conscience.

Tuesday, 5. August 2014 - 09:45 time
How to Lead Your Team Through Change?

1. Create a plan
2. Understand the end goal
3. Communicate clearly
4. Identify key players
5. Delegate tasks
6. Set realistic objectives
7. Manage expectations
8. Hold people accountable

(Abigail Phillips)

Monday, 21. April 2014 - 08:25 time
Ten Steps We Take To Find Executive Talents

We approach each assignment with a clear-cut search strategy after thoroughly assessing the specific situation and after developing a comprehensive and detailed position specification describing your requirements. Our strategy includes a specific target list of pertinent companies in which the prospective candidate may be found coupled with a thorough, professional and trustworthy approach to identifying and attracting the best-qualified candidates.

Our efforts generally comprise the following ten steps:

-Initial Meeting to understand your organization and the challenges of the position.
- Define the ideal candidate profile
- Identify pertinent target firms and industry sectors.
- Identify prospective candidates.
- Assess, evaluate and present prospective candidates.
- We attend the first client meeting with each candidate.
- We thoroughly check references.
- Assist in the negotiation of the final offer and the terms of the employment contract.
- Final communication upon closure of assignment.
- Post-search follow-up with you and the successful candidate.

We always keep in mind while approaching candidates and sources that we represent your company in the marketplace. We put our emphasis on the fulfillment of your needs and the impact of the placement on your organization’s performance.

Logon