Legal Counsel

The Company

Our client is a leading global asset management group with offices across the globe. They have over €800 billion in assets under management. They have just created a brand new Legal Counsel role for their Luxembourg offering.

The Role

This newly created position will allow the successful candidate to join a team in Luxembourg, working closely with the senior regional counsel based there, and the larger legal team in London.

  • Provide legal advice for the groups Lux fund range such as UCITS, AIFs and SICAVS.
  • Launch new vehicles and implement regulatory changes.
  • Review and negotiate purchase agreements, fund distribution agreements and platform agreements.
  • Review and draft prospectuses, articles of association.
  • Monitors relevant regulatory developments.
  • Review transactional documentation required to invest in IPOs where investments are time sensitive.
  • Negotiate on general contracts.

The Person

All candidates must:

  • Be a qualified lawyer from a jurisdiction in the EU.
  • Have 2 plus years experience in funds law gained from a law firm or from a financial services group.
  • Solid legal and regulatory knowledge of the Lux financial services market.
  • Experience dealing with both UCITs and alternative investment products.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Fluency in English. Other European languages would be advantageous.

To learn more please apply online or contact Zarah Walsh on (+353 1) 632 1866

Salary: €70000 - €80000 Location: Luxembourg