Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel
Region: Strassen
Required experience: 5 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

We are the premier global business, legal, and financial services company providing knowledge-based solutions to clients worldwide. Based in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, we have locations and capabilities in more than 140 jurisdictions in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East, with more than 7,500 employees. We are the business behind business.®

Working with us means entering a dynamic, international, and growth-oriented company. Diverse teams give us a competitive advantage and drive innovation. We’re committed to attracting, developing, and retaining talented people who create an environment where everyone is valued and respected. CSC is an equal opportunity employer.

The position

As Senior Legal Counsel you will be responsible for a wide range of activities. Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to: 

  • Ensure proper legal life of the AIFM, i.e. corporate legal matters
  • Manage your own portfolio of funds
  • Liaise with global clients, lawyers, investment managers and other service providers and coordinate fund setup
  • Review of fund documentation (i.e. offering document, LPA, articles of incorporation, side letter)
  • Draft and negotiate fund agreements (i.e. AIFM, investment advisory, portfolio manager, depositary agreement and facility agreements)
  • Liaise with CSSF for various notifications and requests (i.e. delegation, fund management and fund registration)
  • Coordinate with Central Administration and Depositary service providers during the fund setup (client on boarding) and the fund day-to-day activity
  • Actively participate in the day-to-day management of the AIFM and assisting in its proper corporate governance
  • Organize board, senior management and internal committee meetings in collaboration with the Corporate Officer (drafting convening notices, prepare board pack and drafting minutes)
  • Draft legal documents (circular resolutions, proxies…)

Your profile

  • Have a university degree in Law 
  • Have minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the fund industry (preferably coming from AIFM management company or Law Firm with relevant experience in AIFs setup)
  • Have a good knowledge and understanding of the Luxembourg fund industry and AIFM regulations 
  • Have strong drafting skills in English with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Have a client focus with a solution mindset and a hands-on approach
  • Have proven ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative
  • Are also a team player with good communication skills

When applying for this role, please note that additional background checks may be carried out and an original of your criminal record (n3) may be requested as evidence of integrity justified with regard to the specific needs of the position to be filled.

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