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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    New York

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    $190,000 - $240,000

  • Contact:

    Jackson Baker

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +1 332 256 0130

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

A global private markets fund with over $85bn AuM is looking to introduce a Legal Counsel into their New York team.

This individual will report directly into the Head of Investments whilst working closely with senior members of the investments structuring team.

Main Duties

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

  • Execute on complex transactions of various types (including debt transactions such as fund financings and/or project finance transactions)

  • Documentation negotiation such as framework agreements, SPA/LPAs, term sheets and shareholder agreements

  • Investor onboarding

  • Support on investment closing processes and operational closing initiatives

  • Investment structuring relating to a global client base, partnering with the investment teams and external advisors relating to tax matters

  • Execution of deal level debt transactions whilst also advising on debt term fundamentals.

Your Profile

  • JD is required

  • 3+ years experience within either the fund or private practice markets

  • A proven track record in documentation negotiation, the execution of debt transactions and deal structuring

This is an opportunity to join one of the industry's leading private market funds and having the ability to embed within their top performing investment team.

Basic salary range: $190,000 - $240,000

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jackson Baker.
Phone: +1 332 256 0130
Reference Code: 36191

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.