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Legal Counsel - Financial Services (m/f)

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Legal Counsel - Financial Services (m/f)

Legal Counsel - Financial Services (m/f)

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Standort Zürich

Berater Rebecca Clark

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Aktuell seit 5. Januar 2018

Claridenstrasse 41 8002 Zurich Robert Walters

An independent private equity firm and fund of funds is now seeking to hire a Legal Counsel for their small, international legal team in Zurich. You will work on institutional and private clients worldwide.

Legal Counsel - Financial Services (m/f)


As a junior corporate lawyer, you should ideally have an interest in private equity and be happy to work on a broad range of documentation within this fund of funds.

Key responsibilities:

  • Legal due diligence on a range of equity, debt and infrastructure funds and co-ordinate associated documentation, work on LPAs
  • Draft and negotiate a range of documentation for the purchase of fund interests
  • Support the investment team in a range of day to day legal matters in multiple jurisdictions
  • Assist in the set-up of investment holding structures


As a junior lawyer with your first experiences gained as a corporate lawyer, or in the private equity space you will be happy to work on a range of documentation and work in an international environment.

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a law firm or in-house, focusing on corporate or private equity matters
  • Common or Civil Law qualified lawyer
  • Solutions oriented; able to provide commercial advice to the fund
  • Strong negotiation skills combined with highly honed communication skills
  • Excellent English drafting skills, German is an asset

To discuss this excellent opportunity within an interesting fund of funds, please send your CV and don’t hesitate to contact me for any questions.


Rebecca Clark

+41 44809 3521