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AMERICAS Legal Expert: Legal Documentation Centre of Competence (LDCC) - Assistant Vice President

Posted Jan 19
Full Time
HybridNew York, New York
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Job Description:


The Legal Documentation Centre of Competence and Legal Documentation Strategy (LDCC) within Deutsche Bank's Corporate Bank is looking for an Americas Legal Expert. We are a team of legal experts/lawyers responsible for the global Cash Management legal documentation and seeking to extend our team with a legal position in New York. You will advise on legal matters concerning Cash Management global products such as account opening, electronic banking and liquidity management solutions to corporates and financial institutions in EMEA, APAC and AMERICAS. You will support and work together with Implementation & Service, Product Managers, Group Legal and Deutsche Bank clients globally. This includes development and improvement of Cash Management legal framework (electronic banking, accounts, liquidity management products), contract negotiations with Deutsche Bank Clients, legal queries from internal stakeholders, legal due diligence support for various products and initiatives (Electronic Signature, Fraud Detection, Self-Administration tools) and focusing on efficient and digital End-to-End handling and usage of legal technology to ensure smooth documentation processes across Deutsche Bank locations, globally.

What We Offer You

  • A diverse and inclusive environment that embraces change, innovation, and collaboration
  • A hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, generous vacation, personal and volunteer days
  • Employee Resource Groups support an inclusive workplace for everyone and promote community engagement
  • Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits, retirement savings plans, parental leave, and family building benefits
  • Educational resources, matching gift, and volunteer programs


What You'll Do

  • Provide legal support to various Cash Management teams by coordinating and managing multi-jurisdictional projects in the AMERICAS region (with a primary focus on United States documents governed by New York Law)
  • Draft and negotiate documentation for services provided by the Deutsche Bank Group, globally, to our corporate clients from jurisdictions across the globe
  • Update templates to reflect ongoing changes in laws and product offerings
  • Work closely with Deutsche Bank Group Legal in the AMERICAS region
  • Work in collaboration with other internal control functions such as Anti-Financial Crime, Compliance and Credit Risk Management


Skills You'll Need

  • A Juris Doctorate from a reputable law school in the AMERICAS with moderate experience in contract negotiations and version management
  • Attention to detail, to ensure high quality and consistency of output
  • Experience with Cash Management products, services, and documentation (and knowledge of applicable law, regulation, and industry standards) is preferred
  • Focus on operating as an effective legal risk manager with ability to consider legal and regulatory risk alongside reputational and commercial considerations
  • Ability to work independently and assume responsibility for own workload from an early stage, also able to work well with colleagues across legal, the Business and other functions on transactional, policy and project-based work


Skills That Will Help You Excel

  • Experience working as an attorney/paralegal in an international environment, ideally in financial services
  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication and relationship-building skills



It is the Bank's expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the New York office in accordance with the Bank's hybrid working model.

Deutsche Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.

The salary range for this position in New York City is $80,000 to $130,000. Actual salaries may be based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate's skill set, experience, education, work location and other qualifications. Posted salary ranges do not include incentive compensation or any other type of renumeration.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement ; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act ; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision .