Funds Lawyer - Sole/General Counsel - Top Tier Investment Manager

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Top rates + benefits + market leading bonuses
Posted
25 Mar 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

THE CLIENT

A top tier US fund manager has a vacancy within its London office for a lawyer to take on a broad-based "general counsel" style role looking after the legal interests.

You will be operating in an autonomous capacity, assisting senior stakeholders on a range of investment management matters especially during an exciting phase of their growth and the significant expansion of their EMEA product offering.

THE ROLE

The role will include:

·         Advising on fund establishment, structuring and maintenance and the development of new themes (real estate, infrastructure, credit etc).

·         Assisting with the management of their segregated accounts;

·         Reviewing and negotiating distribution agreements, investment management agreements and general legal documentation

·         Advising on regulations affecting their business and horizon scanning of upcoming regulations affecting investment funds

·         Liaising with external counsel

THE CANDIDATE

·         The ideal candidate will have 3-8 years’* experience as a Funds Lawyer either from a top private practice firm or leading financial services firm

·         Experience advising on UCITS legal matters

·         Exposure to private funds will be advantageous but not a pre-requisite

*Danos Associates acts as an Employment Agency with respect to permanent positions.  PQE is referenced as a guideline only. 

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