job / corporate (asset management and funds) associate east central scotland edinburgh 4026

Corporate (Asset Management & Funds) Associate - Edinburgh

Legal - Legal
Ref: 4026 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Sep 2018
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This global law firm has a new requirement for an Associate to join the Corporate team in Edinburgh to specialise in asset management and funds transactions. The successful candidate will develop their expertise in a team that has deep sector knowledge and far-reaching experience in advising global, national and emerging companies.

The asset management and funds team deals with asset management M&A, fund establishment including listed funds, institutional investment into funds, commercial contract work, including IMA's and outsourcing contracts, regulatory advice to asset managers and their clients etc. They have a strong client base, including some of the UK's leading asset managers, insurers, pension funds and banks, and a strong international flavour. They also have a strong presence in the fintech sector.

Ideally, you will have some experience working with asset managers or on funds transactions, some knowledge of the regulatory backdrop and a reasonable understanding of partnership law. You will also have an interest in developing your expertise in this area, doing a mix of transactional and advisory work.

You will be expected to maintain and grow client relationships, contribute to business development and thought leadership, raising your own profile and supporting the continued growth of the practice.

The role would be ideal for a 1 to 4 year PQE lawyer, however they would consider more senior candidates.

To find out more, please contact Jill Cowan on 07931 811 330 or apply with your CV online.