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Alternative investment funds lawyer

Job Seekers United Kingdom Legal Professional Services

Job Summary

  • London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH805044
  • Apr 01, 2022
  • Competitive
Job Description

Multinational professional services network (Big 4) has set its sights on hiring a corporate finance lawyer specialising in alternative investment funds to join it market leading tax team

Role

We're looking for a UK-qualified lawyer specialising in alternative investment funds (AIFs) and with experience drafting offering and organizational documents, liaising with local counsel, advising on fund structures, and negotiating side letters.

You will have significant client contact and be working on exciting bespoke work for a variety of challenging clients.

You will be involved in working on mandates on behalf of financial institutions, fund managers, investment funds, and institutional investors. There will be significant variation in the role.

Job description

The client is excited to be creating an integrated tax, legal and regulatory service offering to Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) Managers as part of its market-leading tax team. This is a unique and unprecedented opportunity to be part of creating a team in a growing and exciting market.

You will be part of the creation and development of a new service offering that AIF Managers have never had from a Big 4 before in an organisation that is focused on people, development, and flexibility.

This is a priority growth area for the firm, and specifically for the client's well-established Tax and Legal practice. The client is extremely fortunate to have a hugely experienced and market-leading Partner moving from a market-leading US law firm to lead and build this team.

As well as being part of an exciting new team and offering within an established AIF tax team, you will also have the benefit of being part of a much larger team of lawyers across the firm including a network of Financial Services lawyers.

Experience & Skills

  • The ideal candidate is 2-3 years PQE
  • Has relevant law firm experience.
  • Experience can be with any kind of alternative investment funds including (but not limited to):

- private equity funds

- hedge funds

- credit funds

- real estate funds

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid work ethic
  • Willingness to learn and adapt
  • Excellent communication skills

Rewards

  • Competitive salary
  • Exposure to cutting-edge clients
  • Opportunity to gain experience at one of the largest multinational professional services networks

To discuss this role further, please reach out to Pippa Campbell on pcampbell@morganmckinley.com or 020 7092 0133.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Pippa Campbell
Pippa Campbell
  • Legal Recruitment Consultant (In-House Lead) | Solicitor
  • (0)7399 334 646
  • pcampbell@morganmckinley.com