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Funds Lawyer

Job in Dublin - Ireland
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Company: Mason Hayes & Curran
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-04-01
Job specializations:
  • Finance
    Financial Manager, Finance Graduate
  • Law/Legal
    Financial Law, Law Graduate
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Mason Hayes & Curran is a leading Irish law firm based in Dublin with offices in San Francisco, New York and London. Our key areas of expertise include financial services, corporate, dispute resolution, real estate, technology and data management, tax, construction and employment and benefits.

We now have a vacancy for a Lawyer within the investment funds team. The ideal candidate will have 0 to 3 years PQE in a large corporate Law Firm.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Representing asset managers in the formation of UCITS and QIAIFs, including drafting the key fund documentation such as prospectuses, supplements, instruments of Incorporation etc.

  • Drafting and negotiating material fund contracts such as management agreements, distribution agreements, investment management agreements, administration and depositary agreements.

  • Applying to the Central Bank and obtaining authorisation for asset managers to act as discretionary investment managers to UCITS and QIAIFs.

  • Advising asset managers in relation to their ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements, responsibilities include assisting clients in the updating of fund documentation, advising clients of regulatory developments and maintaining compliance procedures for UCITS and QIAIFs.

  • Discussing new funds with both start-up and experienced managers.

  • Applying for the registration of UCITS and QIAIFs with foreign regulatory authorities.

  • Advising clients on the application of fund regulations to their business, including, where relevant, registering firms with the Central Bank as a Registered AIFM.

  • Reviewing fund documentation for institutional investors and preparing diligence reports.

  • Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in Ireland or England and Wales
  • A keen interest in working on a small number of mandates that don't fit a traditional private funds role including joint venture agreements and occasionally advice on M&A transactions in the funds space.
  • Strong technical skills, together with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues and work well in a team.
  • If you wish to apply for this role, please email a CV to: (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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