Legal Associate 

Chicago, IL

Job Reference #1929

 Our client, a $15B+, SEC-registered investment advisor is actively searching for a driven and collaborative lawyer to join their Legal & Compliance team to supervise legal and regulatory matters across global affiliates. This presents an excellent chance to join a fund that is broadening its product range and increasing its assets under management.

Key Points:

  • Opportunity to join a growing global firm with a flat organizational structure
  • The individual will join a team of dedicated professionals and work under a General Counsel renowned for their exceptional mentorship and management skills
  • The firm has extensive product offerings, a solid reputation in the market, stable capital, and is expanding its workforce due to business growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Examine legal documents on underlying investments
  • Keep track of regulatory updates, alterations, and guidance concerning registered investment companies, and suggest policy adjustments accordingly and/or procedure updates as necessary
  • Help with compliance monitoring before and after trades for interval fund transactions
  • Collaborate with external legal advisors on matters concerning registered investment companies
  • Assist with compliance monitoring and oversight for registered investment companies
  • Aid in the legal structuring of registered investment companies, oversee project management and coordinate with engaged outside counsel

Qualifications: 

  • 3-6 years of experience in the Investment Management group of a law firm
  • Familiarity with pertinent securities regulations and rules, including but not limited to the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, Securities Act, and Securities Exchange Act
  • Expertise with interval funds and/or tender offer funds is advantageous
  • Meticulous with robust analytical and problem-solving abilities, including proficiency in project management.

Compensation: $150-225k base; $190-265K all-in