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Senior Legal Counsel

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a highly regarded sovereign wealth fund, are currently seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join their London Legal team.

The successful candidate will be assisting the business' General Counsel on several daily operations, with a particular focus on supporting the investment team.

Main Duties

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

  • Alongside the firm's investment team, work on potential investment opportunities

  • Project managing transactions

  • Provide legal advice in meetings in relation to potential investments, identifying potential legal risks

  • Support the compliance team on KYC and compliance matters

  • Review and negotiation of third-party contracts and other legal documentation

  • Keep abreast of legislation which could impact the firm's investments

  • Conduct legal training for staff members​

Your Profile

  • At least 7 years PQE, preferably gained within a similar business or a law firm in the UK or Europe

  • Sound legal research skills and legal drafting capabilities

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11514

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.