Job Title :Newly Qualified Funds Lawyer, Dublin

Our client, a leading law firm in Dublin is currently recruiting an ambitious Funds Lawyer to join their tier 1 Funds practice.  The Successful candidate will be expected to become an integral member of the investment funds team working with colleagues in a structured and progressive environment which focuses on excellence in the provision of legal services to our clients.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Working as key member of the Fund 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 prospectuses, 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; 
  • Assisting with, maintaining and growing the knowledge management base of the asset 

The Person:

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in Ireland, England or Wales 
  • The candidate should enthusiastic and results driven
  • 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

Interested applicants should contact Vicki Weinmann in strict confidence on +353 1 6087713 or send your CV to vweinmann@keanemcdonald.com. Absolute discretion is assured.

 

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