Private Equity Firm

Legal Analyst, New York, NY

Legal Analyst (New York, NY): Our client, a multi-billion-dollar private equity firm is seeking a Legal Analyst to support their Legal and Compliance team. This highly motivated person will be reporting directly to the Managing Counsel. Responsibilities for this role include: handling KYC and AML requests from fund administrators, managers, credit facilities and regulatory authorities; supporting senior attorneys within the firm and from third party managed funds on transactional matters; reviewing fund/transaction documents; preparing side letter provisions; coordinating legal and regulatory diligence; and completion of subscription agreements. S/he will also be taking the lead on formation and dissolution of entities used for investments by the firm’s clients; coordinating opening of bank accounts; arranging for formation filings with states or foreign jurisdictions; maintaining current organization charts; preparing entity registration with regulatory institutions such as ISDA and GMEI; assist in preparation of PPMs, governing documents, subscription agreements and side letters; and finally miscellaneous day-to-day matters including, investor requests, NDAs and requests from the firm’s accounting, tax and marketing teams. The ideal candidate will have at least 1+ years of experience at a law firm or asset management firm, preferably in private equity or fund of funds with specific experience in corporate “housekeeping”; strong analytical and communication skills; excellent attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects; and a want to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Position is open due to growth 
  • Person will report directly to the General Counsel 
  • Firm is doing VERY well – they are north of $10b in AUM and have been around for over 20 years 
  • As the firm continues to develop, this person will have more and more opportunity internally 
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