Overview

Rare senior role within a stable legal team that does not hire often

Exceptional cross border work on offer with primary focus on fund structuring

About Our Client
One of the leading players in the UAE asset management market. Dealing with both local and international products in the emerging markets. Functions include Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Asset Management, Treasury, Equity Derivatives and more

Small legal team which has been historically very stable and sees exceptionally low turnover

Job Description
Structuring, drafting and negotiation re investment products, managed accounts, investment funds and vehicles and terms of investment
Involvement in M&A from time to time as required
Strong cross team interaction with the Capital Markets division
Oversight and compliance re general securities and regulatory laws and regulations
Advising the various business lines with regards to day to day regulatory issues and requirements

The Successful Applicant
To be considered you MUST have:

Considerable experience in Fund structures / Asset Management & Contract law

Experience from a top international law firm

At least 6 years of legal experience (no upper limit on the pqe)
The ideal candidate will also have:

Working knowledge of capital markets and M&A
training / experience from a Magic Circle or US law firm

What’s on Offer
On offer is a senior Director level position in a hugely successful and stable business, where you can take a lead role in some of the most exciting funds related work in the region. You will work in conjunction with top global law firms, and will be reporting to a laid back COO who is known for their reputation in this area.

There is a highly competitive salary on offer for the right candidate.