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Legal Senior Consultant with Focus Data Protection in Geneva 100%

Location:  Grand-Lancy / Geneva
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  01-Jul-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  943041

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into the future. 


As the only one of the Big 4 with a specialist cross-border practice dedicated to the Financial Services Sector, we offer our clients seamless, consistent and high-quality services around the globe.


Our Financial Services Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice is active nationally and internationally in all relevant areas of business law. We focus on the financial services industry and support our clients in the entire variety of legal and regulatory issues. Interesting topics await you from day one. If you’re looking to develop your individual skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us! 


What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime


  • Exciting project work at the interface between business and law with a focus on data protection (incl. outsourcing, cloud and other data related topics)
  • Handling complex legal issues for national and international clients in the financial services sector
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration in a dynamic and varied work environment at the pulse of our clients
  • Direct interaction with clients from day one


 What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future


  • Master's degree in law from a Swiss university 
  • Admission to the bar and/or further education such as dissertation / LL.M. will be a plus 
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in the field of data protection law (Swiss law and GDPR)
  • A must: motivation, determination and willingness to specialize in the financial sector; a plus: work experience in the areas of Compliance, Regulatory or Law at a bank, securities dealer or insurance company
  • Success factors that will accelerate your career: Ability to work in a team, entrepreneurial mindset, enjoyment of challenging issues and interdisciplinary project work, as well as affinity for new technologies and the topic of digitalization
  • As an international company, we require fluent knowledge of French and English (German is a plus).


 Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education. 


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni

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