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Funds - major international firm- London - 5+ PQE

Jameson Legal
England, London
£142000 - £187000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Funds, Fund Asset Management
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Our client is a major UK headquartered global law firm with an established and longstanding reputation in all the markets in which it operates.

Their specialist funds group has expertise in all fund types: open or closed-ended, institutional or retail, private or listed, partnership or corporate, authorised or unauthorised. The UK-based team is part of a globally integrated funds group, which advises clients wherever they are operating. They have particular expertise in the formation of funds in the private equity, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

The team are recognised experts in fund formation and also advise on debt finance; fund mergers and restructuring; carry restructuring; secondary transfers; and regulatory affairs. The group holds relationships with regulators, depositaries, administrators and placing agents, which facilitates smooth transactions. They have particular expertise in the formation of funds in the private equity, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

Increasing client demand for their services has led to a vacancy at a Senior Associate (most like 5+ PQE) level.

In this role, you will be responsible for a broad variety of work including Private Funds, Joint Ventures and/or Corporate Real Estate transactions (of to specialise in one or more of those areas). Because the team has an international focus, there will be the opportunity for cross border work. In particular, in this role you'll play a key role in advising fund managers and investors on establishing and investing into investment funds, investment management arrangements and secondary transactions.

In order to be successful in your application, you will be a qualified lawyer, with experience gained from a respected City firm or overseas equivalent. You will mostly likely have:

  • At least 5 years PQE (for the right person, there is no upper limit of PQE);
  • Demonstrable relevant and recent experience as a Funds lawyer in private practice in London;
  • Ideally, broad experience of fund formation in private equity, energy and infrastructure
  • A strong academic background, excellent drafting skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical advice;
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate succinctly with clients;
  • The ability to maintain high levels of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • An ambition to succeed , and commitment to client relationship management and business development; and

As this is a client facing role, you will need to have sound judgement and good interpersonal and consultancy skills.

For further information and a confidential discussion about this or other roles we are handling, please get in touch with David von Dadelszen by email at or call David on +447860774391.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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