Solicitor / Lawyer

LEGAL COUNSEL/CORPORATE LAWYER - TORONTO, CANADA -

Job Description:

***LEGAL COUNSEL / CORPORATE LAWYER (4-5 years pqe) - TORONTO - CANADA***

A globally represented Fund Administrator is seeking to appoint a Corporate Lawyer, eligible to work in Canada, with 4-5 years' experience in a major law firm or financial institution to support the business. The position of Legal Counsel will require an individual who is extremely organized, diligent and independent and possesses exceptional written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of, or experience with hedge funds or mutual funds is desirable.

Job Duties in Brief:
" Draft and negotiate agreements between various company entities and hedge fund clients for the provision of administration and supplementary services, such as investor relations, fund accounting, FATCA reporting, and any bespoke service offerings that are required.
" Act as a point of contact for legal queries from all offices located in North America and the Caribbean; provide legal advice on all matters, including the impact of legislative and regulatory changes, anti-money laundering issues, investor relations, risk and valuation processes, and compliance with internal policies and procedures.
" Work directly with hedge funds and their counsel to guide them through the formation and onboarding process by conducting comprehensive reviews and revising fund documentation, including offering memorandums, subscription agreements, and constitutive documents.
" Act as corporate secretary conducting and overseeing corporate governance for several entities within the Group.
" Provide onsite training to employees in various global offices and prepare internal memorandums instructing staff on various legal and regulatory issues that impact the Group
Education, Qualifications and Experience
" Ideally 4-5 years' experience in a financial services firm or corporate law firm.
" Proven experience working with Hedge Fund Clients.
" Law degree and admitted to the Canadian Bar Association or any Commonwealth Jurisdiction.
" Demonstrated proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills including oral and written English.

Key Competencies
" Technical Knowledge & Commercial Acumen
" Quality & Risk Control
" Decision Making
" Client Service
" Drive for Results
" Team player
" Strong organizational skills
" Detail orientated

What is Offered:
" A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
" Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
" Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
" Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.

Next Stage
So for an initial, confidential discussion please call Ian at Judicial Review Legal Recruitment, or forward your CV to ian at judicial review.
Please view the Judicial Review website for further information on our many other vacancies..

About Judicial Review Ltd
Judicial Review Ltd is a specialist Legal Recruitment agency based in the United Kingdom. The Company has developed over the last five years to become a leading intermediary for Legal appointments.
Whilst the consultancy specialises in recruitment of Solicitors for Legal Practice and In-house appointments in London and the South of England, it also has a strong international client base.
Ian has in excess of 10 years experience in recruiting Solicitors for leading City law firms in London, Channel Islands and a host of off-shore jurisdictions. If you are looking for a new appointment in London, Channel Islands or have a significant interest in any other international location please give Ian a call.

Judicial Review Ltd. acts as an employment agency for permanent appointments. Advertisements may contain PQE/salary levels but these should be regarded as a guide only and we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills relevant to the position.
As part of our process we aim to respond to all applications within 3 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale then, regrettably, your application has been unsuccessful.

When you apply for this job, your details will go directly to the consultant handling the position and you will receive a confirmation email.

Job Details
Salary: negotiable depending on level of experience
Role: Solicitor / Lawyer
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Type: In-House
Sector: Permanent
Practice Area: Fund Administration
Reference: 18723-igp
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