Private Funds legal counsel, asset management firm (ongoing, rolling contract)

London (Greater)
£600 - £700 per day
23 Sep 2021
20 Oct 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a growing asset management firm with over £25bn AUM are looking to hire a lawyer on a rolling contract basis to focus on general commercial and transactional fund-related issues, particularly those related to investment in unregulated and private funds.

The Role:

  • Provide advice and guidance on a range of legal matters pertaining to the investment in various regulated and unregulated funds, and in the operation of the fund itself.
  • Advise the company on the legal aspects of investing in a variety of private funds, including infrastructural funds, private equity, and venture capital funds. The candidate will assist with regulatory questions, as well as transactional and execution matters.
  • To provide advice and assistance with commercial law and transactional matters, covering investments and wider commercial commitments including procurement, outsourcing and licensing.

The candidate:

  • Must have at least 7 years’ post-qualification experience.
  • Must have a solid grounding within funds law, and must have substantial experience dealing with private and unregulated funds
  • Ideally has trained within a top City law firm or In-House within a top financial institution.
  • Ideally has experience working In-House within a fund or asset manager, or within the Funds department of a top private practice law firm.