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Associate General Counsel

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Jackson Baker

  • Contact email:

    jackson@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7870 7409

  • Job ref:

    BAJ11324_2

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-22

​Our Client

Our client, one of the top real estate investment managers in the world, is currently looking for an Associate General Counsel for its London office.

The successful appointee will be protecting the firm's rights, obligations and privileges as well as its legal interests. The purpose of the role will be to provide legal advice and to ensure that all legal activities meet the firm's current and future needs. The successful candidate will also be asked to provide legal advice and counsel in specific business areas such as real estate, corporate law, compliance, etc.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing legal advice, guidance and counsel to the firm's management team

  • Supporting the operations of the legal department

  • If required, providing support in the protection of the firm's rights in contract negotiations, settlements and litigation

  • Identifying, evaluating and addressing matters of legal risk

  • Researching, analysing and interpreting proposed and existing laws, statutes and regulations

  • Advising the firm's management team on recent changes in laws and regulations that will affect the business

  • Liaising with external counsel on legal matters in relation to the firm's protection

  • Liaising with external counsel to seek advice on issues that may impact the firm

Your Profile

  • A minimum of 5 years' PQE required, though 7 years is preferred for this position

  • Educated to a degree level

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jackson Baker.
Email: jackson@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 7870 7409
Reference Code: 11324

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London and New York. 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.