Our client, a global hedge fund, is seeking a Funds Lawyer to join its London team, reporting into the Deputy General Counsel.
The successful candidate will hold strong commercial acumen and will possess strong knowledge of European regulated entities with in-house asset management experience preferential.
Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Fund formation – credit and/or other.
Launch of new credit orientated products – e.g. CLOs
Establishment of new group entities in EMEA and Asia
Answering any queries related to investor due diligence.
Regulatory advice pertaining to fund and asset management regulations e.g. GDPR, AIFMD and MiFID
Reviewing/negotiating a range of agreements including commercial contracts, NDAs, DPAs and research agreements
Providing general legal support for the business as required.
3-5 years PQE UK qualified solicitor
In-house asset management experience is preferential
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Good judgment regarding when to elevate issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as negotiation and transactional agreement experience
High professional standards when dealing with colleagues as well as external parties and clients.
Problem solving skills and ability to identify and implement appropriate solutions
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently to meet/exceed deadlines
For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11615
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