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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

    tevia@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

  • Job ref:

    KRT11597_4

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-25

​Our Client

Rutherford has been mandated on an excellent opportunity for a Funds Lawyer to join a market-leading private equity fund based in London. The role will be sitting in the Legal and Compliance team and the candidate will act as the lead counsel in supporting the business in Real Estate funds investing and work closely with the deal and transaction teams across Europe.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as first point of contact in EMEA for all legal and compliance matters for Real Estate Fund related matters

  • Preparing and updating memoranda focusing on any new EU regulations

  • Providing day-to-day support to fund accounting, tax and portfolio management teams in interpreting and applying limited partnership agreements, side letter contractual obligations and EU regulations relevant to the Real Estate funds

  • Provide input on compliance and operations

  • Identify and mitigate conflicts of interest in the business operations e.g. - allocation of investment opportunities and expenses, related party transactions, investor disclosures

  • Review and provide input on Real Estate policies and procedures

  • Conduct quarterly review and confirmation of compliance with limited partnership agreement and investor side letter obligations

  • Liaise with US and Luxembourg AML teams on AML reviews of prospective and existing investors

Your Profile

  • Minimum of 5 PQE is essential

  • Strong team player with a desire to contribute to a collaborative work environment

  • Exceptional ability to independently manage disparate workstreams

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Email: tevia@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11597

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks, and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.