Our Client, one of Ireland’s leading law firms is searching for a Funds Solicitor to join their Investment Funds team in Dublin.
The Investment Management Group advises a wide range of clients who are some of the largest institutions and investment managers in the domestic and international funds markets.
Representing asset managers in the formation of UCITS and QIAIFs, including drafting the key fund documentation such as prospectuses, supplements, instruments of Incorporation etc.
Drafting and negotiating material fund contracts such as management agreements, distribution agreements, investment management agreements, administration and depositary agreements.
Applying to the Central Bank and obtaining authorisation for asset managers to act as discretionary investment managers to UCITS and QIAIFs.
Advising asset managers in relation to their ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements, responsibilities include assisting clients in the updating of fund documentation, advising clients of regulatory developments and maintaining compliance procedures for UCITS and QIAIFs.
Discussing new funds with both start-up and experienced managers.
Applying for the registration of UCITS and QIAIFs with foreign regulatory authorities.
Advising clients on the application of fund regulations to their business, including, where relevant, registering firms with the Central Bank as a Registered AIFM.
Reviewing fund documentation for institutional investors and preparing diligence reports.
NQ to 5 years PQE Qualified Solicitor in Ireland or England and Wales.
A keen interest in working on a small number of mandates that don’t fit a traditional private funds role including joint venture agreements and occasionally advice on M&A transactions in the funds space.
Strong technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team.
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