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Counsel - Commercial Contracts

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7183 0545

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Rutherford has been mandated on an exciting opportunity for a Counsel – Commercial Contracts to join our global multi-strategy hedge fund client’s growing legal team in London.

Main Duties

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

  • Supporting the global legal team on a wide range of commercial work concentrating on the fund’s general commercial and technology documentation

  • Further support will be expected to be given to research and data contracts, software agreements, NDAs and general data protection agreements.

  • Negotiating general business contracts, office-related contracts, consultancy agreements and any other paperwork that is expected to operate a funds business.

  • There will also be scope to potentially assist with other areas including fund documentation and due diligence documentation.

  • Taking full responsibility for the review and negotiation of the firm's general commercial documentation.

  • Constantly looking for ways to improve the firm’s processes, providing solutions to make things efficient and scalable on a global level.​

Your Profile

  • Must have the requisite knowledge covering general commercial contract work, either from a reputable private practice firm or similar in-house organisation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly articulate with strong organisational skills

  • Ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 7183 0545
Reference Code: 11886

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