Funds Lawyer

Location
England, London
Salary
£100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
13959678/001
Contact
Thomas Watson
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Funds
PQE
7+ Years
Experience Level
Mid Level

A European fund organisation

Description

As a funds lawyer you will be primarily responsible for providing legal coverage in respect of the distribution and acquisition of UCITS and ETFs via the company's platform. Although the sole lawyer in London you will join a global team of more than 20 lawyers within a creative and fast paced business.

Profile

The successful candidate is likely to have around 6-10 year's PQE, and will have prior experience from a financial services team in a top tier law firm or equivalent in-house experience within the regulated financial services sector. Candidates should have experience in some of the following areas:

  • UCITS experience, with particular knowledge of the cross-border distribution of UCITS funds;
  • Familiarity with fund documentation, namely but not limited to, prospectuses, KIID;
  • Distribution regulation and practices, namely MiFID II, PRIIPs, RDR, CASS;
  • Commercial contracts with distributors and fund distribution agreements;

The ability to speak a European language may well be advantageous but is not essential.

Job Offer

A six figure basic salary + benefits + bonus.

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