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Legal Counsel - Funds

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  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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Our Client

Our client, a rapidly-growing New York based private equity fund, is currently seeking a Legal Counsel - Funds for its London office. The main purpose of this role will be to represent the firm's private funds based in Europe on a vast array of matters, from capital raising to regulatory issues to fund formation and structuring.

This role presents a fantastic opportunity to join a global firm and to tangibly contribute to the expansion of a growing business.

Main Duties

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

  • Negotiating numerous agreements with counter parties such as fund managers

  • Drafting and reviewing legal documentation such as partnerships agreements and private fund offering materials

  • Providing legal advice on the potential offering of new services and products across jurisdictions

  • Drafting and reviewing contracts

  • Liaising with external counsel in relation to several legal matters

  • Assisting with regulatory filing

Your Profile

  • 3 - 5 years PQE within the investment management space (private equity or hedge fund), more specifically in fund formation

  • Solid understanding of Luxembourg corporate structures and regulatory matters

  • Qualified in EMEA or the US

  • Also beneficial for this position: sound understanding of fund and cross-border regulations

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11542

About Rutherford
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