Credit focused, Investment firm

Counsel, Connecticut

Counsel (Connecticut): Our client, a credit focused investment firm with over $10B in AUM is looking to bring on an experienced legal professional to join their legal and compliance team. This person will be joining a collaborative team, who prides themselves on the compliance culture they’ve helped build. The candidate of choice will support the legal and compliance team advising on and assisting with various matters related to the firm’s investment management business


Key Points:

  • Newly created position offering this new hire the chance to work across a variety of legal matters and make an impact on the firm  
  • Legal is closely integrated with the business and is a highly visible department within the organization 
  • Successful and growing firm focused on credit with a phenomenal reputation in the industry  
  • Firm boasts a collaborative culture that encourages teamwork in a fast-paced environment


  • Manage general corporate matters (purchase and sale agreements, commitment letters, engagement letters, credit facility documentation, restructuring support agreements, bid letters, commitment letters, confidentiality agreements and vendor agreements)
  • Provide support to compliance matters, regulatory requirement requirements and issues (Advisors Act, Exchange Act) and code of ethics issues relating to MNPI and conflicts-related matters
  • Provide counsel on general legal matters such as: drafting and reviewing documents related to new private fund/product structuring and launches (including offering memorandums, limited partnership agreements, subscription documents and side letters); assist with ongoing fund matters, marketing materials (US and foreign), private fund regulatory issues and other investor relations items
  • Oversee and manage outside counsel; coordinate with the firm’s investment team with political outreach, research and activity


  • At least 3+ years of relevant combined experience from a top tier law firm and alternative investment fund/financial institution; JD required from a reputable law school with a strong academic record
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated professional demeanor and trustworthy with confidential and sensitive information; strong analytical skills, well organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Must be a self-starter, independent worker and quick learner

Job Reference #1681

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