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Legal Counsel

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    In-house Legal

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    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Our Client

Rutherford have been mandated on an excellent opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join one of the globe’s leading asset managers with c.$35bn AUM. Sitting in a senior team and reporting into the EMEA General Counsel, this is a great opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to join a best-in-class legal team. You will be exposed to all aspects of financial restructuring and special situations, including representing debtors and creditors, schemes of arrangement and distressed investing.

Your Profile

  • 3-6 years’ post-qualification experience, preferably at a respected City firm, or an equivalent in-house institution

  • Experience in both financial restructuring transactions and non-contentious formal insolvency matters, both domestic and multi-jurisdictional

  • a good understanding of typical financing structures and an ability to analyse them from a restructuring/contingency planning perspective

  • Have experience in managing client relationships and the ability to assist clients in a concise and professional manner

  • Excellent written communication and draftingskills.

  • Be able to take responsibility in a fast pace but friendly environment.

  • Have a strong academic record

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 0207 183 0545
Reference Code: 11761

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also 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.