Legal Associate

  • Posted: 07/03/2024
  • Salary: -
  • Location: Luxembourg, - None Specified -
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term
  • Advise and support the coverage of Luxembourg based businesses on applicable laws and regulations, including the provision of impact analyses, and the development of responses to, and implementation of, new regulations.
  • Advise on the application of rules and policies to specific business activities based on a deep understanding of business strategies and product portfolios and supporting all areas of the business with legal queries.
  • Contribute to the operation of select controls e.g., participating in New Product Approval process by reviewing new business initiatives for consistency with regulatory requirements.
  • University degree in Law or similar professional qualification.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and min. 3-5 years previous experience in a similar position.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Commercial/Service Provider Contracts experience, both drafting and negotiating is required, alongside Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  • Comprehensive knowledge about the Luxembourg framework and requirements for an AIFM incl. knowledge of European financial services regulation, including but not limited to AML, GDPR, MAR, MiFID II, EMIR.
  • Funds experience exposure is preferred such as Limited Partnerships, Open-Ended Structures, Closed-Ended Structures, Collateral Loan Obligation Vehicles, LLPs.
  • Company/Corporate Secretarial experience and willingness to undertake certain Co Sec duties.   
  • Experience of working in a complex shareholder set-up with diversified business departments and be able to demonstrate success in building excellent rapport with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail and strong proof-reading skills are essential for the role and they will have the ability to exercise practical judgment and work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills and experience in using MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Sharepoint) is essential.
Fluent in English and preferably also French.
Kerry Demetriou Global Director - Strategic Solutions

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