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Senior Legal Counsel - Infrastructure

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

    tevia@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

  • Job ref:

    KRT11317

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-04

​Our Client

Our client, a leading global alternative asset management firm with c. $400bn in AuM, is currently looking for a Senior Legal Counsel - Infrastructure to join its London office. The firm owns and operates a large range of assets, spanning across property, private equity, infrastructure as well as sustainable power.


The successful appointee will be reporting into the firm's Managing Director, Infrastructure Europe.

Main Duties

The Senior Legal Counsel - Infrastructure will be responsible for the provision of legal and support on M&A and finance transactions. As the infrastructure division is growing in the European landscape, the successful appointee will mostly assist in transaction activity, more specifically with documentation, due diligence and integration activities. They will also provide assistance to internal corporate matters.

Key responsibilities for the role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing legal advice and support on transactions and key executive initiatives

  • Supporting transaction execution activities as a member of the transaction teams

  • Liaising with the different legal groups of European portfolio businesses in regard to internal governance and funding processes

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting contracts and agreements

  • Interpreting and explaining legal requirements

  • Contributing in a proactive manner to the maintenance of standards and the sharing of knowledge with other lawyers across Europe

  • Providing support to the Managing Director on an ongoing basis in the provision of legal services for the firm's European Renewables business

Your Profile

  • 7-8 years of relevant legal experience, either gained practising law with a well-known law firm or in a private equity or corporation's legal department

  • A strong background in a minimum of one of the following: M&A, project financing or capital markets, an understanding of the laws, regulations and rules applicable to the infrastructure or telecommunications sector would be an asset

  • Strong legal, contractual drafting and analytical skills

  • M&A transaction management experience

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Email: tevia@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11317

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.