We use cookies to make your experience of using our website better. To comply with the e-Privacy Directive we need to ask your consent to set these cookies.

Employers

Legal Counsel, Edinburgh

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

Job Category:

Banking

Salary:

€55,000.00 - €55,000.00

EU work permit required:

Yes
col-narrow-right   

Job Reference:

BBBH13602_1623161110

Job Views:

49

Posted:

08.06.2021

Expiry Date:

23.07.2021
col-wide   

Job Description:

Job Description:

We have an exciting new opportunity to support the Asia team in a world leading investment management firm
This is an excellent opportunity that has arisen due to business growth, to join a varied role that the successful candidate will be able to make their own and lots of opportunity for progression longer term.
The role will focus on contract negotiation; projects that require legal input, general legal advice to the business; and pooled fund work.

Essential Skills/Experience:

* Qualified Lawyer (UK / EU) or similar in a relevant jurisdiction.
* Desirable Skills/Experience:
* Desirable to have 4-6 years PQE.
* Mandarin language capabilities desirable but not essential.
* Prior experience of fund structures and/or legal work in Asia preferred but not a necessity.

Essential Skills/Experience:

* Qualified Lawyer (UK / EU) or similar in a relevant jurisdiction.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

* Desirable to have 4-6 years PQE.
* Mandarin language capabilities desirable but not essential.
* Prior experience of fund structures and/or legal work in Asia preferred but not a necessity.

Core Responsibilities:

* This role will be based in Edinburgh but infrequent overseas travel to Asia is anticipated for the purposes of relationship building and project work as required.
* Providing / procuring general commercial legal advice to support all of activities across Asia.
* Assisting with the negotiation of Asian fund distribution agreements.
* Assisting with the maintenance of precedent documents and checklists.
* Supporting the development of office in Shanghai.
* Providing legal support to colleagues based in HK office.
* Reporting on Asian legal work to relevant internal boards and committees.
* Managing relationships with key external legal providers.
* Assisting with the implementation of key projects and participate in project meetings.

Benefits:

* A highly competitive salary.
* Wider Benefits package.

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 13602

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

At Core-Asset, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Our privacy statement explains when and why we collect personal information about people who engage with our services, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure. We may change this policy from time to time, so please check this policy occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.

By engaging with us (either by applying for a job we’re advertising, registering through our website, or getting in touch with our business) you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Core-Asset Consulting is committed to protecting the privacy of our candidates, clients and website users. For further information, please refer to our full Privacy Statement available on our website http://www.core-asset.co.uk/about-core-asset/privacy-statement

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

INDPERM
Company Info
Core-Asset Consulting
37 Melville Street
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Phone: 0131 718 4600
Web Site: www.core-asset.co.uk
Save Contact
Company Profile