Investment Funds Solicitor - Top UK Firm

€90k - €120k
26 Jul 2019

Investment Funds/Asset Management dept in top UK law firm - Remote working available

We are currently looking to recruit highly motivated solicitors with a minimum of two years recent PQE for an international UK Law Firm's asset management and investment funds department.

Applicants should be enthusiastic and results driven lawyers with the required minimum PQE acquired either in-house within the asset management industry or within an established asset management and investment funds private practice either in Ireland or the United Kingdom.

Successful candidates will be expected to become an integral member of the asset management and investment funds team working with colleagues in a structured and progressive environment which focusses on excellence in the provision of legal services to our clients.

The firm is at the cutting edge of technology in law firms and work/life balance flexibility - to include remote working options.


Working as a key member of the asset management team in the provision of legal services relating to the establishment and provision of ongoing advices relating to all types of investment funds whether established as AIFs or UCITS;

  • drafting documents for UCITS and AIF funds, including prospecti, supplements, addenda, KIIDs, M&As, Instruments of Incorporation, Trust Deeds, RMPs, Business Plans and Programs of Activity;
  • negotiation and drafting of agreements with service providers for UCITS and AIF in respect of fund launches and change of service providers including custody/depositary agreements, AIFM agreements, distribution agreements, investment advisory and management agreements and sub-investment management agreements;
  • achieving regulator and board approvals, making marketing notifications, fund revocations, coordinating annual fund documentation updates, fielding day-to-day client queries;
  • managing communications with client, service providers and the Central Bank of Ireland on a day to day basis;
  • implementing high standards of practice management to include time, billing and documentation management including implementation of client-specific requirements; and
  • assisting with, maintaining and growing the knowledge management base of the asset management and investments funds department.

Additional Key Requirements

  • Excellent academic qualifications (additional academic qualifications in relevant practice areas an advantage)
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a team and with our client
  • Attention to detail.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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