In-House Legal Counsel – Privately Owned Investment Fund - London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, Großbritannien London England GB
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • FCFM Group
  • 31 Jul 18 2018-07-31

Role:

This opportunity would suit a senior-level associate with over 2 years’ experience specialising in corporate law. The candidate must be ambitious and looking to take a step up in their career, who would be willing to consult the business at Director Level and manage a team of lawyers in a rapidly expanding investment firm.

Main Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing high quality legal advice on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues throughout the company
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating key commercial contracts, as well as advising on day-to-day business
  • Delivering advice and support on transformative legal and regulatory developments
  • Managing and advising on litigation and dispute resolution

Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience required
  • Strong commercial contract drafting and negotiation, written and verbal communication skills, ability to formulate legal advice and positions clearly and concisely in a commercial environment
  • Sound knowledge of contract and commercial law and regulations applicable to investment services
  • Highly solution-oriented, intellectual flexibility to work through complex issues and to propose workable solutions within tight deadlines
  • Relevant experience gained within a leading law firm or in-house (UK/USA)
  • Excellent academic qualifications

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to multi-task and work on several matters simultaneously
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of professionalism in approach
  • Good attention to detail

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Discretionary Bonus