Senior Lawyer - Funds

£700 | London | Contract
Posted 3 months ago

Senior Lawyer - Funds
12 Month Contract - Maternity starting March 2019
£ Competitive

IQ Talent Solutions are delighted to be working with one of our key asset management clients supporting with the recruitment of an in house interim Senior Lawyer to work as part of the Fund Team to assist on a range of legal matters.

Ideal candidates will have at least eight years post qualified experience and will be accustomed to working within a similar role

Duties & Responsibilities

* Advising in relation to internal fund ranges in Ireland, Guernsey, Luxembourg, Cayman, the UK and to a lesser extent, the US and Australia. The fund range includes, amongst others, UCITS, QIAIFs, L-QIAIFs, ICVCs, closed-ended partnerships, securitisation vehicles, and open-ended private funds.
* Working with the product development team on fund structuring and the implementation of the legal and tax structuring advice.
* Drafting and reviewing fund and supporting documentation, including, amongst others, constitutional documents, offering documents, investment management agreements, administration and depositary agreements, NDAs and profit participating notes.
* Advising on private placement marketing queries and prospective investor queries in relation to internal fund ranges.
* Advising on fund-related regulatory matters, such as Volcker, BHCA and MiFID II (working with compliance and US legal).
* Assisting with corporate matters and corporate governance issues for a closed-ended agricultural fund and its underlying businesses.

Skills & Experience

* Ideal candidates will have a strong background and proven previous experience in a similar role as a Senior Fund Lawyer ideally within Asset Management or Financial Services
* Candidates will preferably have at least eight years PQ experience
* Ability to work in a standalone capacity and support senior stakeholders and clients effectively
* Experience of working in a regulatory setting would be highly advantageous
* Excellent communication skills and experience with a passion to provide excellent support as part of the wider legal function

For more information about this role, please contact:

Rachel Loughlin
0161 237 0063

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