Title Funds Partner, Partner Designate, Associate
Salary 100/200K
Location SWUK, Cornwall & Devon.
Job Information

Partner – Partner Designate, Funds. 100-200K.

  • Our client a leading law firm are seeking to appoint a Funds specialist. 
  • Hiring at Partner or Designate Partner level.
  • This position could be interesting for an ambitious Associate from a first or second tier UK Law Firm.

Our client is seeking to appoint a Partner/Partner Designate to join their Corporate and Financial Institutions Department.

The non-contentious funds and financial services practice focuses on the provision of advice to a wide range of regulated businesses.

Ideally you should have experience encompassing the full range of retail funds work, with an increasing focus on unregulated and property funds, as well as general regulatory compliance.

Despite the turmoil in the financial services sector over the last couple of years our law firm client has continued to advise customers on the design, establishment and launch of new financial products and services.

Our client’s customers include: Banks, building societies, asset managers, stockbrokers, financial advisers and other distributors of financial services.

They combine their funds, regulatory and sector knowledge to deliver to their clients a whole host of legal services.  Including product/service design and implementation, bespoke contractual arrangements, business organisation (including corporate matters) and transactions.

Successful work has included:

  • Acting for an international financial services group on the design and implementation of an innovative administration support structure for asset managers wishing to launch retail funds;
  • Acting for one of the largest banks in Europe on its custody and client money arrangements;
  • Advising various clients on the UK’s regulatory regime and the need to obtain FSA authorisation (also advising on applications for FSA permissions);
  • Running and/or supporting corporate transactions in the financial services sector (including regulatory advice and FSA change of control applications);
  • Designing and establishing all types of fund structures – in particular, FSA regulated funds (UCITS etc);
  • Producing terms and conditions for investment products and services including asset management services, platforms, ISAs and SIPPs;
  • Conducting reviews of fund structures and negotiating improved terms for institutional investors;
  • Advising on the structuring, implementation and distribution of structured products;
  • Reviewing and drafting financial advisory network agreements and related contracts;
  • Drafting retail mortgage documentation and other consumer credit products;

Knowledge and work experience that we seek:

Expertise in property funds and unregulated funds at a leading practice is a key requirement.

The ideal candidate would also have an in depth knowledge of private equity funds and carry structures and/or hedge funds.

A desire to build on our excellent client base and existing practice will be important as is a proven ability to win new business and a following, depending on qualification.

For further details please contact either: Jonny Scott-Slater, Ashley Armstrong or Zena Zennor LLB MBA.

  • Telephone 01872 274227
  • Mail – cornishexecutive@aol.com
  • Confidentiality is assured at all times.
  • Cornwall Executive Recruitment Ltd – An employment agency for job vacancies, personnel services and staffing solutions – 01872 274 277