Private Funds Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 63936
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2017
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Top City salary and benefits
  • Sector: Funds, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

THE FIRM

A preeminent global law firm.

THE ROLE

Within the Global Private Funds Practice which is market leading and has a focus on closed-ended private equity, real estate, and infrastructure and debt funds.

The team hosts a very collegiate environment and will best suit a personable individual with a team playing attitude.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and who can assume full responsibility for areas under his or her management.

Key Responsibilities

Fund and managed account establishment, structuring and marketing.

Ongoing fund operational issues, secondary transactions, and restructuring mandates.

Advise managers (and investors) on appropriate fund terms and other topical issues in the industry.

Advise clients on licensing and regulatory requirements, especially in relation to the EU Alternative

Investment Fund Management Directive as well as ERISA and carry plan issues.

Negotiation with both clients and investors from both a legal and commercial perspective.

Produce internal articles, keeps up to date with industry changes, pro-active in the creation & circulation of fund- related updates & information.

Opportunities to be involved in pitching for new work and business development.

ABOUT YOU

The firm seeks lawyers with a strong private fund formation background.

In addition to top level technical skills in fund formation, the candidate will be highly experienced in the negotiation of fund terms both with fund managers and investors and an excellent communicator.

A junior to mid level associate, working in a substantially similar practice, you will have excellent academic and City firm credentials.

If you can demonstrate the ability to provide outstanding client service, and strong technical skills, and are looking for a team comprised of lawyers who are empathetic, responsive, and reliable, this is the role for you.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.