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We have a wonderful opportunity with a company who is looking for a highly motivated lawyer with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, supporting the Fund Services Business. The role is based in the legal department sitting with the legal team covering EMEA securities services and will be covering client negotiations, and project work for the fund business. It will also involve time being spent with the Business on the trading floor.

Qualifications and essential skills Funds Service Attorney:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience ideally with a top law firm or equivalent experience as lawyer obtained in private practice or in-house.
  • Active NY license.
  • Strong background in traditional and alternative funds.
  • Ability to understand the business needs and partner with the business to create solutions.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Pragmatic with excellent business sense.
  • Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk.
  • Ability to interact effectively with clients.
  • Strong negotiation and drafting skills.
  • Background in providing legal services to operational intensive businesses is preferable

Main responsibilities for the Funds Service Attorney:

  • Provision of legal guidance and expertise to the Fund Services Business throughout Europe, specifically although not limited to the UK, Ireland and Luxembourg including general advice and negotiation and drafting of transaction documentation and contracts.
  • Providing day-to-day legal advice and guidance in relation to the flow business and generally, ad hoc legal advice, as required.
  • Attendance at internal meetings as required.
  • Instructing and liaising with external counsel, as required.
  • Advising the Fund Services Business on key legal/regulatory issues.
  • Participation in Projects and the development of operational processes which have a legal impact.
  • Liaising with Business representatives and legal/compliance colleagues and other control functions (e.g. credit, tax, etc.) in EMEA and globally (US and Asia).

Position Details for the Funds Service Attorney:

  • Type of role: Engagement
  • Schedule: must be available to work full time
  • Location: hybrid schedule - minimum 3 days a week in NYC office
  • Compensation & Benefits: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience

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