Assistant General Counsel

Search Consultancy
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

NQ - 3 years PQE
Competitive Salary

We have an incredible opportunity to gain exposure to very high level legal work at an early stage in your career. This Client of ours, an esteemed Investment Funds organisation based in London's bustling Centre, is looking for an NQ/Junior Lawyer to join with the General Counsel (specialising in alternatives). You will form part of a two person team working alongside a Vice President/General Counsel Solicitor who has vast experience working in Investment Funds.

The organisation is widely renowned for its inclusive approach to working relationships. They feature on 'Best Places to Work' lists and receive fantastic positive feedback on 'glassdoor' their reputation has been cemented as an organisation that Prides themselves upon mutual respect from the most Senior to the most Junior. This role is no exception, the impact they are looking for someone to bring and invest in them is guaranteed to be reflected in what they invest back into you. The room for development here is phenomenal.

To excel in this position a solid understanding of fund structures and fund terms will be essential, your work will have a focus around the EU-based raising of private equity funds. Duties will include the negotiation of AIFM agreements, delegation agreements, and depository agreements as well as leading and negotiating EU-based investments. Advisory duties will be called upon with regards to fund and separate account formation, as well as investment management, private equity funds, compliance on policies and procedures. Further duties will include assistance on development of new investment vehicles and products (specifically to the EU AIFM platform), advising and coordinating with internal and external counsel, liaising with the board of directors for the AIFM on corporate governance matters.

Further than this, fantastic interpersonal skills and self confidence will be called upon in your frequent engagement with various internal and external stakeholders, counsel, and directors. Along with your winning personality, brilliant academics and technical legal knowledge of funds and finance will be essential for you to be successful.

If you consider yourself to be an aspirational junior lawyer with a genuine passion, and the technical ability required to match this role, then do not hesitate to apply below as directed

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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