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Legal Counsel - Asset Management

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Our client is a premier asset management management group, based in Dublin. They are seeking a new Legal Counsel to join their exciting team. Their business is growing significantly with responsibility for sustainability integration and growth. Furthermore they work with some of the leading asset managers global and have an impressive portfolio of clients.

The Opportunity:

Our client is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join our Legal Team. This role will report into the Head of Legal.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Legislation and regulation - Follow-up, analysis and implementation of new legislation or regulatory requirements impacting the funds under management (e.g. UCITS, AIFMD, MiFID II, EMIR, SFDR, CP86, Outsourcing Requirements etc.
  • Fund approvals/amendments – Complete Central Bank and CSSF applications for new sub-funds and manage all post authorisation fund amendments with the Central Bank or the CSSF.
  • Fund Documentation – Draft and maintain fund and management company documents (e.g. Prospectus, Supplements, KIIDs and Business Plan)
  • Contracts - Draft and review a range of commercial contracts impacting the company and the funds under management (such as IMAs with third party managers, investment advisory agreements)
  • Transactional Documentation: Draft and review fund transactional documentation such as ISDA Agreements, transaction confirmations, ISDA amendment agreements, give-up agreements etc.;
  • Legal advice – Provide practical legal advice on issues that arise in the context of its Irish and Luxembourg fund umbrellas and in respect of company governance requirements;
  • Board and committee preparation – Assist internal stakeholders and the Company Secretary in respect of preparing and organising quarterly board meetings and product committee meetings; and
  • Represent us at external conferences, industry events or fund association events.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal & Corporate Governance

Focus: In-house

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: /experience-level/MidManagement

Location: Dublin

Job Reference: GBZ6W1-BCCAF1B4

Date posted: 27 May 2024

Consultant: Andrew Cooney

Phone number:


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