Our client, a top-tier international law firm is looking for a capable Senior Associate in its Private Funds team in New York. The preferred candidate will have five to six years’ experience from a strong Funds team in a law firm.
This truly international practice focuses on the formation of, and ongoing advice to, various types of private investment funds, accounts and structures across strategies, with a primary focus on credit and private equity.
The team advises on legal and commercial aspects of new fund product launches, including “funds of one”, flagship and overflow accounts, separately managed accounts, and customized and strategic multi-strategy arrangements, including developing of terms, addressing marketability considerations, conducting cost-benefit analyses, and managing structuring issues, product documentation, and negotiations with leading institutional investors across the globe.
This law firm is particularly known for its excellent training and support from Seniors. There is no hierarchy – whereby Partners respect Junior Associates, and they let you have the responsibility of getting the right level of work that you think you are ready for. This law firm is incredibly well known and is ranking across the US, APAC, Europe and the UK.
This is the kind of firm where making Partner is a genuine possibility. Partners and Seniors will take an active interest in your growth. You will be given a mentor from day one, with quarterly reviews on how you are finding things in the firm, and things you might like to change.
The firm prides itself on its career progression opportunities and training, as well as its incredible emphasis on diversity initiatives.
Candidates will have strong academics. NY Bar is preferred, but not essential.