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About the Team & Role :
Reporting to the AGC and subject to supervision of and guidance from both the Managing Directors of Citco Fund Services (Luxembourg) S.
A. and the General Counsel of the Citco Fund Services Division, you will be responsible for providing in-house legal services / assistance as required by Citco in connection with its business, including :
Main Job Functions / Responsibilities
Comprehensive review of fund documentation related to client fund structures focusing on private equity and alternative investment funds ( Funds ) serviced by Citco and / or its affiliates, including review of offering documents, subscription documents, constitutive documents and material agreements, to ensure that disclosures relating to Citco or its affiliates are true and accurate and that all disclosures which affect Citco or its affiliates in the provision of services to such Funds are accurate and in accordance with Citco’s legal, compliance and risk standards;
Drafting / negotiation of agreements between Citco, Funds and investment managers in connection with the provision of administration and other services to Funds by Citco;
Liaising and negotiating with external legal counsel to Funds and with investment manager in house counsel in connection with client service requirements including where appropriate service level agreements;
Advising Citco, its affiliates and, where appropriate, its investment manager clients on cross border regulations affecting the provision of administration services to Funds;
Acting as a point of contact for in-house legal queries of Citco staff, and providing internal legal advice to Citco and its staff on all matters including the impact of legislative and regulatory changes which affect the business of Citco or its affiliates;
Reviewing and negotiating legal contracts and other agreements to be entered into between Citco or its affiliates with external counterparties in connection with its business;
Where appropriate and, in conjunction with the AGC, engage and manage the use of external counsel on various matters;
Assist in regulatory and internal audit inspections and assist in developing internal policies and procedures arising out of regulatory / audit inspections;
Assist in the provision of training to Citco staff and the preparation of internal legal bulletins, policies / procedures relating to existing laws / regulations and any changes thereto which affect the administration of Funds;
Prepare reports on legal matters for internal senior management as appropriate;
As and when required, providing the above services and support for affiliate offices of Citco and liaise with lawyers in other Citco offices.
Education, Qualifications and Experience
Qualified lawyer with experience in private equity and alternative investment fund structures.
Candidates should have five years PQE with a law firm or a combination of in-house and law firm experience, preferably with private equity and alternative investment fund related experience.
Candidates should have an understanding of private equity investment fund structures including master / feeder structures, limited partnerships and corporate entities.
Knowledge of common offshore jurisdictional structures including the Cayman Islands is preferable but not essential.
Business & Commercial Acumen
Quality & Risk Management
Client Relationship Management
Excellent Communication Skills (competence in the French language would be a distinct advantage)
Developing Working Relationships
Coaching & Developing Others
Organisation & Resource Management
NOTE : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.