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Private Equity Funds Lawyer (2-3 years PQE)

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Private Practice

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  • Contact:

    Jonathan Skerrett

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0891

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client is a prestigious, globally recognised law firm with a strong presence in the heart of London. The firm has a well-established reputation for delivering top-tier legal services to a diverse client base, which includes leading financial institutions, corporations, and high-net-worth individuals. They also have a deep commitment to excellence, professionalism, and innovation, and are proud to provide their clients with the highest level of legal counsel and support across various practice areas.

They are now seeking a talented and motivated Private Equity Funds Lawyer with 2-3 years PQE to join their esteemed team. In this role, the successful candidate will work with a group of highly skilled attorneys and play a crucial part in providing exceptional legal services in the private equity funds sector.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in structuring, forming, and documenting private equity funds, including drafting and negotiating fund documents, partnership agreements, and subscription agreements.

  • Ensure that private equity funds comply with all relevant laws and regulations, and stay up to date with evolving legal requirements affecting the industry.

  • Manage relationships with fund investors, addressing investor inquiries, concerns, and requests, and providing counsel on matters related to fund operations.

  • Review and negotiate investment documentation, including term sheets, purchase agreements, and other transactional documents, while advising on the legal aspects of fund investments.

  • Conduct due diligence and legal research on potential investments and assess the risks and benefits associated with fund activities.

  • Provide guidance on fund governance and attend to matters such as fund meetings, record-keeping, and maintaining compliance with fund policies.

Your Profile

  • A qualified lawyer with 2-3 years of post-qualification experience in private equity funds and related matters.

  • Strong knowledge of fund formation, fund structuring, and fund documentation.

  • Understanding of regulatory compliance requirements in the private equity funds sector.

Please note that we will only accept applications from candidates who have experience with a top law firm in the international market.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jonathan Skerrett.
Phone: 020 3778 0891

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