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Legal Counsel

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, an international quantitative trading firm, is currently seeking an experienced legal counsel to join its London office. The successful candidate will possess sound commercial awareness and will be able to communicate clearly to team members across the globe. The role presents an opportunity to join an environment that will allow the candidate to develop their skills continuously and to become a key resource for the organisation.

Key Duties

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

  • Drafting and negotiating trading-related agreements

  • Liaising with external counsel on various matters

  • Staying appraised of and advising senior management on changes in the UK and European regulations

  • Negotiating trading agreements, side letters, material contracts and associated agreements

  • Advising on the establishment, structure and operation of private funds

Your Profile

  • Qualified Solicitor

  • Experience gained from working in a hedge fund, bank or trading firm would be preferred

  • At least 4 years post-qualification legal experience

  • Proven track record of being able to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Secondment experience would be advantageous, though not essential

For more information about this position please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11774

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.