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General Counsel (Funds)

Ref: PJ/0065
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Asia, Singapore
Sector
Legal, In-house Legal
Date
14th September 2016
Job Type
Permanent


General Counsel (Funds / Investment Management)

  • Top-tier leading global investment manager
  • Lead role advising on global legal and regulatory strategies
  • Lead and manage a team

 

The Company

Our Client is a very large privately owned investment manager and they also provide investment advisory services. They have a focus on equity and fixed income strategies and manage numerous funds for their clients. They have a global presence with offices in Asia and Europe.

 

The Position

A newly-created senior position has been created to craft, manage and operate the Group’s legal and regulatory strategy. This position will work very closely with Group Senior Management and will also manage a sizeable team.

 

This position will be responsible for the global business and be the most senior legal & regulatory professional in the Group.

 

The Person

The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of years of relevant experience either within banking, funds or investment management within Asia.

You’ll also have a have solid grasp of operational issues that pertain to the investment management business and be able to take a holistic and non-deterministic approach to the practice of law

You must also have an excellent understanding of the current regulatory environment especially in Asia and Singapore especially with respect to the Investment Management industry.

Upside

This role is a senior manager role responsible for a large team of professionals with a lot of internal visibility and is a challenging position role that is the natural endgame for any ambitious funds lawyer.

Downside

It will be a high-pressure seat as the role has both leadership and operational responsibilities for a fast-moving business. Not for the faint-hearted.

Interested candidates may forward their CV in MS Word format to Prem John via pjohn@cobaltrecruitment.com

For local licensing and regulatory conditions : R1107347 / 12C6031

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