Senior Legal Counsel - Investment Fund

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6948

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Legal Counsel - Investment Fund - Abu Dhabi

The Senior Legal Counsel shall be responsible for reviewing, advising and negotiating all commercial contracts, investments and joint ventures, coordination dispute resolution matters and promoting awareness of changes in law and regulation which will impact business operations across the fund management and fund investment business.

Client Details

New fund launched by one of the UAE's most well known entities.


* Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating fund documentation, including offering memorandums, limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements, and side letters.
* Advising on legal and regulatory matters related to fund formation and operations, including compliance with local and international regulations.
* Providing legal advice on cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other strategic transactions.
* Managing legal due diligence on potential investments and acquisitions.
* Coordinating with external legal counsel and other advisors to ensure successful transaction execution.
* Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including investors, regulators, and other industry professionals.
* Managing legal risks and ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary.
* Opportunity to join rapidly growing fund with ambitious plans spanning several jurisdictions.
* Clear path for progression.


* Minimum of 6-8 years of post-qualification experience in a reputable law firm or in-house legal department, with a focus on funds.
* Strong experience in cross-border deals and transaction management.
* Strong knowledge of investment funds and relevant regulations.
* Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
* Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
* Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the legal team and across departments.
* Ability to identify and mitigate legal risks.
* Fluent in English, with strong legal drafting skills.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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