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Legal Counsel

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7183 0545

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Our Client

An exciting mandate has emerged with a mid-market private equity group with c.$15bn AUM. As the Legal Counsel - you will be responsible for advising on primarily European deals. The firm invest across a range of sectors including; consumer, healthcare and tech.

Main Duties

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

  • Provide legal advice and support on transactions and investments

  • Support transaction execution activities, liaising with internal and external counsel and team members on transaction documentation

  • Liaising with the European legal team and advise portfolio companies on legal related matters

  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates and interprets contracts and agreements

  • Manage external counsel and provide proactive support to the investment team.

Your Profile

  • c. 2-4 PQE of legal experience from a leading private practice or in house firm.

  • Strong experience across M&A or Private Equity. Experience within minority investments would be a benefit.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 7183 0545
Reference Code: 36220

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are 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.