Vice President, Counsel


Job Reference #1831

Our client a global asset management firm with over $6B in AUM, is looking to bring on a legal professional to join their NYC team. The candidate of choice will report to the General Counsel and will oversee day to day legal matters for transactions, investment funds, and general corporate governance.

Key Points

  • Culture is friendly, collegial and interactive across all teams and levels
  • Person will gain exposure to all areas of the legal program
  • Firm offers a diverse asset base and is actively growing


  • Draft and update corporate documents and negotiate vendor contracts/services agreements; assist Human Resources with drafting employment agreements, severance agreements and offer letters
  • Provide guidance and counsel on global regulatory matters while supporting the General Counsel and other regional counsels; draft and update offering memoranda for investment funds
  • Review transaction documentation, non-disclosure agreements for deals and assist in preparing product documentation; coordinate investor documentation (subscription documents and KYC request)
  • Manage signatures and filing of Corporate Resolution, board minutes and other fund related documents; assist with managing periodic filings with applicable jurisdictions


  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience working with a law firm or in-house (private equity or hedge funds); strong knowledge of the Investment Advisors Act and U.S. Securities Laws
  • Ability and/or experience managing outside legal counsel; exceptional communication skills with a desire to work within a collaborative global team
  • Self-motivated with a “can do” mindset; hard working with high energy

Compensation: up to $350k all in