Funds Lawyer

Taylor Root
Scotland, Edinburgh
25 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
Gemma Allen
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Funds Lawyer

A global Investment Management company seeks to appoint a Funds Lawyer to be based in Edinburgh. This niche team is dedicated to the UK Trust & Depositary Business and forms part of the larger asset servicing Legal Team.

The Funds Lawyer’s key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the head of Legal in the review of new scheme documentation together with annual and ad-hoc changes to existing scheme documentation
  • Assuming primary responsibility for the review of documentation relating to the conduct of transactions for the acquisition, management and disposal of immovable property and will be required to take the legal lead on property transactions under the supervision of the Head of Legal for UK T&D
  • Taking responsibility for preparing and keeping up to date standard template legal agreements
  • Assisting with and leading contract negotiations and executions
  • Support the development of regulatory knowledge and expertise
  • Maintaining and keeping up to date numerous databases
  • Assisting with negotiating legal agreements with view to ultimately taking ownership of negotiations and client facing interactions
  • Ensuring sufficient priority and focus is maintained on investor protection issues

The successful Funds Lawyer’s skills and experience:

  • 3+ years’ PQE
  • Some funds experience
  • Alternatively, some experience in a legal role within financial services whether in-house or private practice
  • Some knowledge of FCA Rule books, AIFMD and UCITS Directives is beneficial

If you are interested in this Funds Lawyer role in Edinburgh, apply now.

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