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Senior Legal Counsel


We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  • Support the company’s product development functions as they relate to European based products (i.e. UCITS and AIFs) and the registration of the funds abroad with a focus on the UK fund ranges.
  • Provide ongoing legal services, draft and negotiate agreements, provide solutions to various legal queries, help to improve internal procedures in relation to products.
  • Provide legal advice on any product legal matters or developments which may affect their businesses and on group strategic projects (such as fund reshapes).
  • Review new laws and regulations and assess the impact on the relevant the company products and business units, advise on legal and regulatory environment and liaise with external counsel and/or regulators.
  • Represent the company in external meetings and fund associations.
  • Act as a key liaison with other legal teams, company secretariat, compliance, risk and internal audit functions within the group, working with these areas to ensure a joined-up and co-operative approach.
  • Ensure consistency of processes and standards on fund launches, corporate actions (mergers, closures, objective changes, etc.) and registration with regulators.
  • Maintain or organise the maintenance of a know how data base with useful precedents and legal opinions. Help to improve internal procedures and operational processes in relation to product delivery.
  • Law degree with substantial experience (at least 8 years) in fund/investment related environments, working at a senior level and in an often unsupervised position.
  • A thorough knowledge of fund structures and the European investment management industry and legislation (UCITS, AIFMD, etc.) is very important.
  • A strong level of experience in UK domiciled funds and in dealing with the FCA is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and can demonstrate confidence and tact when dealing with key stakeholders, board members and senior management.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Project management and strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong delivery focus.
  • Fluent in English. Any other language skills would be an advantage.
  • Pro-active team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

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Tadworth, Tadworth, England, Surrey, KT20, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  14983623
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  15/07/2020, 03:03
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