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Legal Counsel

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

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.

Main Duties

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.

Your Profile

  • 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

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.