Inhouse

Asset Management Senior Legal Counsel

Asset Management Senior Legal Counsel

  • About the Firm: The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has circa 396,000 members, and over £60 billion in assets, we’re one of the largest private pension schemes in the UK and in the top 50 worldwide.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint a Senior Legal Counsel to manage legal risk within USSIM and USS through the provision of legal advice (including obtaining external legal advice where appropriate).
  • Looking For: Among your myriad skills, we are looking to secure your Experience of working in a law firm/in house; your experience of reviewing and negotiating legal investment documentation; and your experience of FSMA and other relevant regulations.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to providing general legal advice, guidance and support to USSIM and USS; reviewing, drafting and negotiation of agreements, including investment management agreements, advisory agreements, distribution, purchase, platform and custody agreements, subscription documents, JV agreements and more; and negotiation and maintenance of trading relationships documentation (e.g. ISDAs, CSAs, GMRAs).
  • And more: You will be a self-starter with ability to manage a full and varied workload and manage projects, with both excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to prioritise and work under tight timescales and manage multiple deadlines; and additionally, your experience of instructing and managing external counsel would be desirable.

USS Investment Management Limited

Universities Superannuation Scheme is one of the largest principal private pension schemes for universities & other higher education institutions in the UK.

https://www.uss.co.uk/