EnTrust – In-House Legal Counsel

Posted on 15th April 2021
Type Contract
Specialism Financial Services
Location London
Deadline 14th June 2021

Job Description

Apply by mid-June 2021

Creation Date: March 2021
Job Title: Legal Counsel
Purpose of job: To assist with the day to day operation of the legal department
Reports to: Directly to Senior Managing Director, Global General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Location: London


  • Regulatory – drafting policies and establishing and maintaining processes around regulations (g. GDPR, MIFID, AIFMD, SFDR, both in relation to our London and Paris offices and any Brexit-related differences)
  • Separate Accounts – drafting and negotiating investment management agreements and related separate account documentation
  • Distribution and related agreements – drafting and negotiating distribution agreements, fee rebate and related agreements with global financial intermediaries and institutional fund investors, with input from sales and operations teams.
  • Familiarity with marketing restrictions across Europe and Asia and ESG considerations
  • Corporate – assistance with resolutions and meeting minutes for boards of the EnTrust Global non-U.S. funds and certain internal functional committees
  • Assisting with setup and oversight of international offices
  • Review RFPs, information questionnaires and the like
  • Investment Funds – assist with fund establishment and restructuring (for regulated and unregulated (offshore) funds, especially in Ireland, France and Luxembourg) including multi-jurisdictional structuring issues, creating new share classes and changes to service providers (and being responsible for drafting offering documentation and other fund documentation to give effect to this). The role also includes general fund maintenance including legal/regulatory registrations, advising on Brexit structuring issues, incorporating ESG considerations, attendance at board meetings, interacting with outside counsel and general compliance 

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Excellent academic credentials
  • In-house experience essential
  • Experience forming and qualifying funds for marketing under regulatory regimes of various Non- US jurisdictions, including European, Asian and MENA regimes
  • English qualification preferred; however, qualifications from other jurisdictions considered
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification experience with a top tier law firm or asset manager, preferably in the alternative investment funds area
  • High level of self-motivation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in French a plus

About us:

For people interested in developing their skills, knowledge base and careers in a cutting-edge environment, EnTrust Global is one of the world’s largest alternative investment solution providers, managing approximately $19 billion for institutions and private investors worldwide. Among its $19 billion in total assets is more than $2 billion in maritime industry investments, including its Blue Ocean 4Impact Strategy, which focuses on decarbonizing the maritime sector. EnTrust Global offers investment solutions through customized portfolios, co-investments, real asset investments and established funds across alternative strategies including diversified, strategy focused and opportunistic. With a deep industry knowledge, expertise, scale and resources, EnTrust Global brings clients meaningful solutions to meet their investment objectives through comprehensive risk management, rigorous due diligence and a diversified selection of investment partners based on underlying strategies and market exposure.

Recognizing that our people are central to the future success of our organization, we offer extensive opportunities for training and development at every level, and an environment that encourages and rewards individual contribution and participation.

Further information about our business can be obtained at www.entrustglobal.com

EnTrust Global is an Equal Opportunity Provider

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EnTrust Global Ltd.


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