Senior Funds Solicitor

RKRS Legal
London, South East England
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
REF: HB326
As a leading law firm, our client provides proactive, responsive and quality legal guidance across a comprehensive range of services. They advise clients across the UK and internationally. Due to expansion our client is seeking an experienced Senior Funds Solicitor to join their London office.

The Senior Funds Solicitor must possess 5 years’ PQE. The successful candidate will be responsible for advising on structuring and setting up funds, including UCITS, AIFs, OEICs, as well as drafting core documents including agreements with ACDs, depositories, investment managers and platform providers. There may also be a need to assist with EIS, VCT and similar fund incorporations.

The role would include close liaison with our clients QC-led financial regulatory team and tax specialist colleagues. Familiarity with financial services law and financial promotions generally will be important. A willingness to be flexible, in terms of working with the wider corporate team on (for example) issues of debt securities and crowdfunding arrangements would be helpful.

An aptitude for (and, ideally, a track record of) successful business development activity is important.
Whilst the team currently has high levels of utilisation, their strategy is for continued growth, so an ability to contribute to marketing initiatives, including by supporting relevant updates and publicity, is key.

Required skills & experience:
• 5 years’ PQE as a Funds Associate
• You will be able to build effective and positive client relationships quickly and fully embrace the importance of client service.
• IT literate
• Excellent communication skills
• Good academics

Vacancy Information:
• Location: London
• Salary range (DOE): £45,000 - £65,000
• Job type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday–Friday (full-time)
• Date: 06.07.2017
• Reference: HB326

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