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Junior Legal Associate - Hedge Fund

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Job Title: Junior Legal Associate - Hedge Fund
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Lotti Hawkins
Contact Email: lhawkins@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a London based investment management firm is now looking to hire a Junior Legal Associate in an exciting dual-role involving helping with both the legal and investor-relations aspects of the business.

 

About The Role

This dual-role will involve helping with both the legal and investor-relations aspects of the business. This role would suit someone with 2-5 years of post-qualification Fund-Legal experience who is looking to move in-house and to broaden their role.

As a newer manager with a smaller team we value people that have the aptitude to perform broader roles encompassing multiple areas of responsibility. The candidate will be rewarded with high levels of responsibility and significant scope for career progression in an intellectually stimulating & professional environment.

The legal aspect of the job would involve working with external legal counsel and compliance support to set-up fund structures, amend fund documentation, and manage the impact of regulatory changes on the business.

The investor-relations aspect would include supporting the sales effort whilst being the point person for all thing’s client-service related. This would include acting as a point of contact for all clients on non-investment matters, generally contribute to the asset raising & retaining effort. Some travel to investor conferences and meetings would also be a feature.

Progression in the role could come in several ways, including progression on the legal side to the role of General Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer or on the business-side to the head of IR/Business-Development.

 

Skills & Experience

  • 2-5 years PQE, ideally coming from in-fund

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • Understanding of the Business Development capability, commercially minded

  • Ideally one or more foreign languages spoken

 

Ref: | Published: 03 Apr 2019