Legal Counsel

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2022
Closes
02 Feb 2022
Job Title
General Counsel
Practice Area
Funds, Private Equity
PQE Level
5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Counsel (Private equity fund) 

London

Competitive

A venture capital fund are looking for a qualified Legal Counsel to join and support the Legal department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for in-house legal matters including fund formation, general corporate law and regulatory oversight.  This role will report directly to the MD.

 

Responsibilities of the Legal Counsel 

  • Provide legal support to the various internal departments
  • Work with investors and the business teams on fund structures and negotiation work.
  • Negotiate and draft complex contractual agreements with clients, third party providers and financial intermediaries
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with the appointed representative on compliance obligations

 

Qualifications required for this Legal Counsel position

  • Qualified Solicitor in England & Wales
  • Ideally 2-6 years PQE
  • Experience 'in house' with an alternative fund would be a huge plus but not essential, candidates straight from funds practice can be considered.
  • Commercially minded
  • Self starter