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Legal Counsel

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0582

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a global investment management firm with c.$20bn AuM, is currently seeking a Legal Counsel to provide legal advisory services across a broad spectrum of matters.

Main Duties

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

  • Negotiating a range of agreements including investment advisory agreements, side letters, distribution agreements and brokerage agreements

  • Project managing formation of new funds

  • Advising on fund formation and relevant market regulation such as AIFMD, UCITS and EMIR

  • Advising on supplier agreements, NDAs, marketing, intellectual property and employment arrangements

  • Drafting standard documents and maintaining contracts databases

Your Profile

  • 3-6 years' PQE within an established Private Practice or In-house investment funds team is vital

  • Experience of fund formation and investment advisory agreements

  • An organised and efficient team player

  • The ability to communicate confidently with senior stakeholders and external clients

  • Strong negotiating skills

  • Knowledge of M&A activity and general corporate law

  • Strong understanding of European regulated funds

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11264

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.