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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Seekers United Kingdom Legal Professional Services

Job Summary

  • London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH798416
  • Nov 08, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

A World Class Investment Solutions and Retirement Expert requires a Senior Legal Counsel with Investment Fund Distribution experience in Alternative Asset Classes

The company

Servicing over 2.5 million customers globally, as a privately held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, this client thinks generationally and about investments for the long term. Operating in more than 25 locations and with $608.7billion in total assets, this company's clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

This company provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance. They have invested over $437 billion on behalf of their clients.

They are proud of their inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent. This company trusts their people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, the clients and the business. They are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation if you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.

The team

The team within which this role sits focuses on core investment activities and expertise to professional clients and financial institutions. It is supporting the business by providing practical advice and assistance on all relevant legal and regulatory matters as well as conduct rules.

The team reviews and negotiates many different types of contracts and documents needed for our business activities. These may include, for example, a multi-territorial distribution agreement with a bank that wants to make the client's funds available to their clients, an Investment Management Agreement with a pension fund that wants to appoint the client as asset manager or an agreement with a broker or custodian for the client's investment activities. They also support projects and strategic initiatives such as Fusion, Sustainable Finance or Private Asset Classes. Finally, this team help the business in case there is ever have a dispute with a client.

The role

  • Provide advice to senior business leaders
  • Independently draft and negotiate agreements

Experience and qualifications required

  • Qualified lawyer with significant experience (ideally in-house in financial services)
  • Significant experience in investment fund distribution
  • Ideally experience in marketing/distribution of alternative asset classes (such as real estate, private equity, private credit or cryptocurrencies).

Get in touch with Pippa Campbell (In-House Lead) on pcampbell@morganmckinley.com or 020 7092 0133 to discuss the role further.

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
  • +44 (0)20 7092 0133
  • pcampbell@morganmckinley.com