Private Practice
  • About the team: Our Funds team provide a wide range of legal services to major asset management clients and the funds managed by them, including implementation of complex restructurings, cross-jurisdictional regulatory projects, investment due diligence and day-to-day operational support.
  • About the role: Our transactional practice includes but is not limited to, all aspects of due diligence, M&A, capital markets, investment funds, corporate restructurings and regulatory matters.
  • Looking for: We are seeking an engaged team member with some experience/training in a corporate/commercial firm who is willing to adapt and build up their knowledge and experience in this legal area.
  • Opportunities: Our environment is one in which high performance is expected and in return, we will provide you with rewards and opportunities tailored to your personal and professional goals.
  • And more: Candidates are likely to have developed strong general corporate/commercial legal practice, with an interest in investment funds work (or an interest in developing their knowledge in this area).

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