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** 3-7 PQE Hedge Funds Managing Associate, Top Tier Funds Practice **

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    Funds - Hedge Funds

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  • Contact:

    Anna Craig

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  • Contact phone:

    0207 400 2000

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    2021-08-16 00:00:00

Our client is a Top ranked International City law firm looking Managing Associate or a Supervising Associate to play an integral part in their FS Funds (Hedge Funds) team. The ideal candidate will be 3 to 7 PQE level with good exposure to investment management products and services, primarily in the hedge fund space, although applications from lawyers outside of this range are also encouraged.

The successful candidate will split their time across open-ended hedge funds work with a focus on hedge fund formation. There may also be some IMA/SMA negotiation work for institutional managers. Some knowledge of related regulation, including AIFMD and MiFID and other sectoral regulation, will be required. The candidate will be expected to take an active role in advising clients on new and developing initiatives, including the AIFMD Review, ESG and the post-Brexit landscape.

Person specification
  • Excellent academics.
  • Applicants will ideally have between 3 and 7 years' post qualification experience gained at another leading City practice or within the in-house legal team at a top tier hedge fund or other asset manager.
  • Strong client focus with an ability and willingness to get actively involved in marketing and business development.
  • Commercially driven and highly energetic, with strong motivation to develop their practice over the long term.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a diverse and inclusive team.
If you wish to receive more information or be considered for the position, or others that may be suitable, please send your CV to or contact Anna Craig at

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