Fund Lawyer / Legal Counsel - UCITS - Asset Management - Contract - Immediate Start, London

  • £Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Non-disclosed
  • 09 Aug 18 2018-08-09

Our client a leading global asset manager is seeking an experienced fund lawyer to oversee legal responsibility for their ETF range. We are looking for a lawyer with good UCITs (ideally Irish UCITS) experience and knowledge of product launch/service provider contract negotiation/understanding of EU funds reg/compliance environment, to come in on a 9-month contract.

 

Responsibilities

  • Legal responsibility for the Irish domiciled ETF range
  • Drafting, reviewing and updating prospectuses, KIID documentation and funds agreements
  • Working closely with the wider EMEA and Global Legal team 
  • Regulatory issues
  • Drafting and review of Fund and supporting documentation.

 

Requirements

  •  Degree from leading university
  • Minimum of 7 years PQE in a law firm or in an in-house role
  • Strong knowledge and background in capital markets (including listing and brokerage) 
  • Asset management experience
  • Excellent knowledge of ETF and UCITS regulations
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