Legal Counsel - Funds - Jersey

  • Job Reference: 41378
  • Date Posted: 18 June 2022
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  • Location: Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services, Legal, Corporate Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

A global leading provider of funds administration and services are seeking a legal counsellor to join its team in Jersey. Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, your key responsibilities will cover legal issues regarding alternative investment funds, financial services regulation and commercial contracts.

You will prepare and negotiate the company's terms of business with external parties. Providing legal input into all aspects of affairs throughout the organisation with regards to financial services regulations. Oversee the work of a Junior Legal Counsel. Collaborate with colleagues to provide legal support on more complex affairs such as compliance and risk. Represent the Group in commercial contract negotiations with third parties.

The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree in Law and be admitted as a Solicitor with 5 plus PQE. Masters of Laws (LLM) is desirable. Suitable experience in financial services regulation and alternative investment funds. Legal experience in a top-tier law firm with international clients is desirable. Negotiation and drafting skills with the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Ability to articulate clear business advice with a commercial focus.

We can only accept applications from candidates who have been resident in Jersey for five years or more.

For more information please contact Emma Muirhead and email your CV to

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