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Legal Counsel

Job description

About the job

The Product Legal team provide support in relation to all aspects of our client fund range and investment products. For the most part, these fund ranges are domiciled in Luxembourg, the UK and Ireland. The team also provides legal advice to senior management on any legal matters or developments which may affect their business.

Key responsibilities

  • Support our clients product development functions as they relate to products (i.e. UCITS and AIFs) and the registration of the funds abroad (Our clients products are registered in over 30 countries).
  • Experience advising on legal and regulatory issues relating to the structuring, establishment and operation of UCITs and AIFs in Ireland.
  • Provide ongoing legal services, draft and negotiate agreements, provide solutions to various legal queries, help to improve internal procedures in relation to products.
  • Provide legal advice on any product legal matters or developments which may affect their businesses and on group strategic projects (such as fund reshapes).
  • Review new laws and regulations and assess the impact on the relevant products and business units, advise on legal and regulatory environment and liaise with external counsel and/or regulators.
  • Act as a key liaison with other legal teams, company secretariat, compliance, risk and internal audit functions within the group, working with these areas to ensure a joined-up and co-operative approach.
  • Ensure consistency of processes and standards on fund launches, corporate actions (mergers, closures, objective changes, etc.) and registration with regulators.

Skills Required

  • Law degree with experience in fund/investment related environments, working in an often unsupervised position.
  • A thorough knowledge of fund structures and the European investment management industry and legislation (UCITS, AIFMD, etc.) is very important.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and can demonstrate confidence and tact when dealing with key stakeholders, board members and senior management.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Project management and strong organisational skills.
    Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong delivery focus.
  • Fluent in English. Any other language skills would be an advantage.
  • Pro-active team player.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

What’s Next​

  • Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button, Email Roneill@sigmar.ie or call me, Rebecca O'Neill on 01-4744618.​

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