Funds Legal Counsel, Global Multi-Asset Investment Fund, London, UK


 About our client

Our client, a successful global multi-asset investment fund, is currently looking to hire a fund lawyer to join their high-performing legal team as Legal Counsel. The fund, which invests across multiple strategies across numerous international regions, has had a very successful past couple of years in significantly increasing their AUM. They are continuing this growth phase and have multiple fundraisings lined up for the near future, making it a very exciting time to join.

As the Legal Counsel, you will work as part of a small but very efficient legal team. You will primarily be focusing on the establishment, development and structuring of the firm's funds whilst ensuring each meets regulations. The funds will then be used to invest across multiple strategies, allowing some good exposure. On a daily basis, you will have the opportunity to work closely with and learn from a very experienced Head of Legal, whilst being supported by multiple junior staff. You will also act as the main point of contact for external counsel, whilst supporting and also managing internal legal projects.

This is a brand-new hire for the fund and is a fantastic opportunity for a mid-level funds Lawyer with experience gained in practice or in-house to become an integral member of a high-performing business that operates in a flexible way

What the job involves

  • Manage all legal aspects of the firm’s international funds, developing, establishing and structuring
  • Coordinate the drafting of legal documentation
  • Work closely with compliance in regards to policies and procedures that ensure the firm’s funds meet regulatory requirements
  • Liaise and work closely with external law firms and third-party service providers
  • Assist with generic legal tasks relating to transactions, tax and regulatory issues
  • Work on legal and ad-hoc projects for the business

Who we are looking for

  • Qualified Lawyer either currently working in private practice or similar in-house experience
  • Good working knowledge of fund structuring, operation and closing matters
  • International exposure and knowledge of multiple jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of multiple investment strategies – secondaries, credit, co-investment would be advantageous
  • Commercial, pragmatic, and able to work to timelines



Private Equity, Private Equity Real Estate, Venture Capital, Legal

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