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Fund Attorney - New York

  • Location:

    New York

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Contact:

    Ali Hughes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +1 (332) 256-0130

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client is a global fintech platform that provides investment advisory services to wealth management firms, asset managers, and banks, is seeking a Fund Attorney to join their New York office.

The Fund Attorney will work alongside the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel on various regulatory compliance matters and related fund materials. This role will selectively support on private fund processes.

Main Duties

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

  • Advise on legal implications and requirements of all products and services.

  • Draft new private fund offerings, agreements, and other related fund documentation.

  • Face off to fund managers, distribution agents, and other third-party vendors on contract negotiations.

  • Correspondence with external legal counsel on fund investment processes.

Your Profile

  • 4-7+ years of investment compliance experience within the investment management industry.

  • Advanced knowledge and exposure across private funds.

  • Additional experience with 40 Act items and FINRA regulations.

  • Must be a Registered Attorney in the state of New York.

Benefits: This role has a competitive salary package including annual performance bonus and exciting equity offering. Additional benefits include remote flexibility, Oxford health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, virtual mental health counselling, generous paid PTO with unlimited sick days and parental leave.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Ali Hughes.
Phone: +1 (332) 256 0130
Reference Code: 11510

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 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.