BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking Milan – Legal advisor – Mission statement

Employment contract:

Contratto a tempo indeterminato


Milano, Lombardia, Italy





Who we are

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) is the investment banking arm of BNP Paribas, active as global provider of financial solutions to corporate and institutional clients. With around 38,000 people in 53 countries across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia-Pacific and the Americas, we offer solutions tailored to all our clients across capital markets, securities services, financing, treasury and financial advisory. Securities Services division of BNP Paribas is a multi-asset services business with local expertise in 35 markets worldwide and a global reach covering over 90 markets. This extensive network enables institutional investors to provide our clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-changing world. Securities Services has $12 trillion in assets under custody, $2.4 trillion in assets under administration, and 9,200 funds under administration.


Primary Responsibilities

As legal advisor within the Corporate & Institutional Banking of BNP Paribas, you’ll work within the securities services business line (CIB2S) legal department, in a friendly and international environment, providing in-house legal assistance advisory services to CIB2S business lines, operational and functional staff. 

Your work will be conducted under the supervision of the head of legal of CIB2S Italian legal department to whom you will hierarchically report. As legal advisor you will be in charge of the following:

Provide legal support to existing business lines (Clearing and Custody Services – CCS, Asset and Fund Services – AFS, Corporate Trust Services – CTS, Market and Financing Services – MFS) of CIB2S;


In this respect you will notably:

a)       Assist and take part in the negotiation and establishment of agreements for new clients or new deals with existing clients;

b)       Assist and draft template agreements and ensure that those are consistent with CIB2S legal department guidelines and/or standards, if any;

c)        Maintain the standard legal documentation up to date by including those required changes consequent to changes in law, regulation and/or commercial and operational changes;

d)       Participate to the definition and implementation of new product/service by CIB2S, notably attending and providing legal advice to the relevant committees;

e)       Provide support to all business lines of CIB2S in order to anticipate potential legal issues and identify future legal requirements;

f)         Review and amend as required legal documents which are submitted to CIB2S for signing as securities services provider;

g)       Review and draft agreements with service providers, including IT vendors;

h)       Keep up to date with regulatory and legal environment and apply required changes to the CIB2S activities and framework.


A good knowledge of GDPR will be a plus.


In accordance with CIB2S Legal department procedures and policies, you will also assist CIB2S Milan branch in the field of seizure procedures with public authorities, and in the field of implementation and monitoring of legal corporate fulfilments, signatories and power of attorney.


What we expect from you

·       Degree in Law

·       Experience of at least 5 years in major banks and/or in prominent law firms, with track record or familiar with the investment fund industry, custody and/or post trade services, with knowledge and experience of the local and EU law on outsourcing, custody and regulatory legal matters

·       Fluency in Italian and English (both written and spoken)

·       A good knowledge of GDPR and/or public tender will be a plus.

·       Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines meeting the internal and external client needs (local and international based)

·       Ability to work both independently and in a team, building up good interpersonal relationship and like to work in close partnership with the people in the business.


Job Type:


Contract type and Remuneration:

According to experience

Please send a copy of your to date CV via email: BNP Paribas in Italia – Offerte di Lavoro

In order to better enhance the CV inserted, the application submitted for this announcement could be taken into consideration also for other vacancies, in line with the academic background and professional path achieved so far.


This announcement is addressed to any gender (D.Lgs. 198/2006, Codice Pari Opportunità)