Our client, a rapidly-growing New York based private equity fund, is currently seeking a Legal Counsel - Funds for its London office. The main purpose of this role will be to represent the firm's private funds based in Europe on a vast array of matters, from capital raising to regulatory issues to fund formation and structuring.
This role presents a fantastic opportunity to join a global firm and to tangibly contribute to the expansion of a growing business.
Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Negotiating numerous agreements with counter parties such as fund managers
Drafting and reviewing legal documentation such as partnerships agreements and private fund offering materials
Providing legal advice on the potential offering of new services and products across jurisdictions
Drafting and reviewing contracts
Liaising with external counsel in relation to several legal matters
Assisting with regulatory filing
3 - 5 years PQE within the investment management space (private equity or hedge fund), more specifically in fund formation
Solid understanding of Luxembourg corporate structures and regulatory matters
Qualified in EMEA or the US
Also beneficial for this position: sound understanding of fund and cross-border regulations
For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11542
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