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Head of Legal (Ref.LCL015) – CLOSED

Falkerin™ Recruitment specializes in Legal & Compliance, Accountancy & Finance as well as Banking and Operational Services recruitment. We are also often mandated to assist in recruiting for Business Support roles such as HR, Personal Assistant, Receptionist or Administrative Officer positions. We work with leading financial institutions in Luxembourg. Our clients’ portfolio include major Service Providers, leading Fiduciaries, Management Companies, Real Estate Investments and global Private Equity Houses.

Please see below job description and if you believe you have relevant experience and would like to be considered for the post please send us your CV in English by clicking on the below APPLY button.

Alternatively you can send us your profile to legaljobs@falkerin.lu. Please make sure to include job Reference#.

Work place: Luxembourg
(Ref.LCL015)

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of all legal activities of the office and provide support to the transactional teams on sophisticated transactions
  • Drafting and organizing all documentation in association with incorporation of new companies and management of funds
  • Leading the team of Paralegals and supporting to the business in association with all aspects of the investments of the funds
  • Daily administration of the domiciled companies in assuring compliance of the statutory and legal requirements including KYC and due diligence procedures
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to the Management
  • Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, clients)
  • Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes
  • Preparation of the shareholder and board meetings of the companies
  • Take over board member positions in SOPARFIs, PSF and AIFMs
  • Assist the accounting team when necessary

Requirements:

  • University degree in Law with previous experience working either for an Investment company or a Law Firm in Luxembourg
  • Extensive previous exposure to Fund Industry and PE transactions in general
  • Proven legal counseling experience in business environment
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (Corporate Law, Funds, RE, PE. etc.)
  • In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to “see around the corner”
  • Independent with excellent drafting skills
  • Ideally native proficiency in English. Any other languages such as French, Dutch or German considered as asset

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