Legal Counsel, Funds Legal Alternatives

London, United Kingdom
25 May 2022
28 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your team
You would be working in our Alternative Funds team (covering EMEA & Switzerland) and be based in London or Dublin, assisting UBS with the legal and regulatory obligations related to the funds we establish and manage. We're responsible for advising colleagues in UBS Asset Management, which is a leading fund house in Europe with over USD 1 trillion in invested assets.

Your expertise
• solicitor / lawyer qualified in England and Wales, Ireland, or other common law jurisdiction(s)
• 5 to 6 years' relevant investment funds experience- prior private practice experience would be a plus
• technical expertise and/or familiarity with regulatory issues including AIFMD, MIFID, ESG
• strong academic track record
• excellent command of English is a must, a good command of German or Italian would be a plus
• ability to persuade and influence internal client base in the provision of advice and manage internal client base's expectations.
• demonstrate a commercial outlook, good judgment, and common sense
• a team player who is personable, motivated, curious to learn and takes initiative
• comfortable working in a dynamic environment and handling multiple tasks
• result-oriented and assertive (not shying away from challenging situations)
• clarifies tasks and requirements, organises time and manages workload to ensure deadlines are met
• communicates effectively in verbal and written form and is personable

About us
UBS is the world's largest and only truly global wealth manager. We operate through four business divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Our global reach and the breadth of our expertise set us apart from our competitors.

With more than 70,000 employees, we have a presence in all major financial centers in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
At UBS, we embrace flexible ways of working when the role permits. We offer different working arrangements like part-time, job-sharing and hybrid (office and home) working. Our purpose-led culture and global infrastructure help us connect, collaborate, and work together in agile ways to meet all our business needs.

From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh knowledge and skills, we know that great work is never done alone. We know that it's our people, with their unique backgrounds, skills, experience levels and interests, who drive our ongoing success. Together we're more than ourselves. Ready to be part of #teamUBS and make an impact?

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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