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Legal Counsel ? Asset Management

If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.

Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits including paid time off, healthcare and professional development resources.

Currently, we're on the hunt for exceptional Legal Counsel in Asset Management to join our ranks for project based work in Zurich:

  • University degree in Law and an LLM is a great plus. Admission to the Swiss bar is preferred;
  • 4 + years’ experience in investment management, including experience with funds, private equity, or alternatives;
  • Proven experience within the Asset Management sector;
  • Prior role as a lawyer at a law firm or with an in-house compliance or legal department of an asset management firm, hedge fund or private equity firm;
  • Experience in advising on legal and regulatory provisions, having sophisticated funds structuring or distribution knowledge, compliance of funds;
  • Fluency in English, German and/or French is a strong asset, any other languages are a plus;
  • Part-time or full-time availability;
  • Solution orientated.

The responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Providing legal support to client advisers;
  • Working with and advising business clients directly, as well as providing guidance on a full range of issues associated with funds, private equity firms, or investment advisors including regulatory/compliance matters, investment vehicles and governance structures;
  • Providing legal support to client advisers;
  • Structuring, drafting and reviewing contracts;
  • Working on complex legal and regulatory issues.

Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.

With over 2,000 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that: “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.

Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times.


Mr Gregor Schwille
Lawyer Talent Manager
Mühlebachstrasse 52
8008 Zurich

Website http://www.axiomlaw.com

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