Legal Counsel

  • Job Reference: 7362
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Website: https://www.thomasdessain.com/
  • Location: Luxembourg
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is a great role for an experienced, talented and highly motivated lawyer involving wide range of work across a number of different jurisdictions, focusing on CI and UK and covering variety of legal issues concerning alternative investment funds, financial services regulation and commercial contracts.  Postholder will prepare and negotiate the businesses’ engagement terms of business with external clients and their lawyers; provide pro-active, professional, competent, effective and creative legal advice to the business in financial services regulation; work closely with other members of the Legal Team; oversee work of Junior Legal Counsel; collaborate with internal business teams and support functions such as Compliance and Risk; represent Group in commercial contract negotiations with third parties such as suppliers.
Requirements are a Bachelor's degree in Law; admitted as a Solicitor; 5-7 years PQE; legal experience in financial services regulation and alternative investment funds; able to work in fast-paced environment; ability to work independently and as part of a team; negotiation, communication and drafting skills; commercial mindset; articulate; commercial focus; strong attention to detail; able to prioritise key issues; adaptable; able to work to demanding deadlines; Can-do attitude; strong MS Word and Excel proficiency; Masters of Laws (LLM) is desirable; legal experience in a top tier law firm with international clients is desirable; quick to learn new systems.  Training provided.