FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Legal Counsel - Investment Management

Legal Counsel - Investment Management I am partnered with a rapidly growing international real estate investment manager, who are looking for a Legal Counsel to support the General Legal Counsel in providing an effective legal function to the business. Whilst the role is based in London, the incumbent will work with the business throughout Europe and APAC.

JOB TEXT

Legal Counsel - Investment Management

I am partnered with a rapidly growing international real estate investment manager, who are looking for a Legal Counsel to support the General Legal Counsel in providing an effective legal function to the business. Whilst the role is based in London, the incumbent will work with the business throughout Europe and APAC.

The successful candidate will be expected to interact independently with business stakeholders and therefore requires excellent communication skills (verbal and written), professional judgement and an ability to build and maintain working relationships in a role that combines both support and control elements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal support to real estate projects of strategic or key importance, including joint ventures and/or fund launches or restructurings.
  • Providing legal support on real estate transactions where legal risk or complexity is identified, including attendance at transaction advisory or portfolio advisory committee meetings.
  • Working with the business and overseeing external lawyers on the legal aspects of structuring and documenting new products or the amendment/restructuring of existing funds or products.
  • Working with the business and Group Legal in respect of any M&A activity or intra-group matters.
  • Supervision of external counsels' work, ensuring that appropriate firms are selected and engaged by the business and its investment vehicles, on appropriate terms and monitoring performance.
  • Reviewing and negotiating standalone minor agreements such as NDAs, duty of care agreements and intra-group agreements.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Qualified solicitor with relevant post qualified experience required ideally combined with Real Estate expertise
  • Fund/Investment management background preferred but not essential
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • An understanding of legal, regulatory and tax issues relating to real estate transactions and investment structures across Europe and APAC
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to establish strong relationship within the business, Group Legal and external counsel
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  • Negotiable
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Charles Levick
  • 2019-07-13