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Senior Lawyer EMEA Alternatives

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

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  • Published:

    6 days ago

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​Our client, a global wealth manager, is looking for an English qualified solicitor to provide legal coverage for its alternative asset management businesses. The firm has a global reach with operations in over 40 countries. This presents a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that rewards extraordinary performance, delivers innovative products and specifically curated advice.

Main Duties/Responsibilities of the Role
  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and analysing documentation relating to CLO transactions and other private credit transactions.

  • Advising on relevant laws and regulations including, but not limited to MiFID and AIFMD.

  • Day-to-day legal advice regarding portfolio management and investment advisory duties.

  • Developing and structuring solutions to meet legal, regulatory and tax requirements as well as investor demands

  • Managing outside counsel arrangements on complex matters.

Key Skills & Experience
  • English qualified solicitor is essential.

  • 5+ PQE is ideal for this position.

  • Detailed knowledge of European, US and other laws relating to provision of investment advisory services and contractual interpretation.

  • Major law firm and/or in-house legal experience preferably experience with CLO transactions and credit structured product transactions.

  • Prior experience relating to fund formation, leveraged loans and restructurings would be beneficial.

  • A collaborative and engaged team player who is able to demonstrate the highest professional work ethic.

Our Commitment to Equality

Rutherford recognises that discrimination and victimisation is unacceptable and that it is in the interests of the Company and its employees to utilise the skills of the total workforce. It is the aim of the Company to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable facilities or treatment (either directly or indirectly) in recruitment or employment on grounds of age, disability, gender/gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation (the protected characteristics). Our aim is that candidates will be truly representative of all sections of society and each candidate feels respected and able to give of their best. All candidates, whether part-time, full-time or temporary, will be treated fairly and with respect. Selection of candidates will be based on aptitude and ability.


Tevia Kretzmer is a consultant for Rutherford and specialises in roles within the private credit and private equity space.

Get in touch with Tevia by email at or by phone at 020 3778 0852.

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