Legal Counsel

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Emma Coulter

  • Contact email:

    trdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/198809_1624452010

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A leading Asset Manager is looking to appoint a Junior Legal Counsel in London on a 12-month contract. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a collegiate and forward-thinking legal team, whilst making a valuable contribution to the successful functioning of the organisation.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting with a significant corporate project
  • Supporting the team in preparation for project and execution
  • Assisting lawyers with work on investment funds, financial services regulatory, client contracts (distribution agreements, investment management agreements) and service provider agreements.
  • Business support including HR, Sales, Marketing functions
  • Ad hoc duties and project work

You will be a qualified Lawyer with at least 1 year PQE with demonstrable experience in Corporate, Investment banking or Financial Services. A good working knowledge of M&A, investment funds or financials services regulation is preferable. It is essential to be able to demonstrate a pragmatic solutions-based counsel and strong relationship building skills combined with excellent communication skills. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, acting with a degree of independence whilst being part of a supportive and collegiate culture. You must have the flexibility and drive to support a multidisciplinary team with a commercial outlook.

If the role is of interest, please get in touch!

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