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Senior Legal Counsel (m/w/d)

Your New Position in London, United Kingdom

PATRIZIA is a leading partner for global real assets.

The expertise and commitment of our global teams form the basis of our success.

Shaping a sustainable future and making a positive contribution to society is what drives our daily


As Senior Legal Counsel you will play a key role within the Legal team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Self-reliantly advising on all legal aspects of the development and formation of international fund products and setting up of fund and investment structures in close collaboration with PATRIZIA’s international fund management and product development teams
  • Advising the international capital markets team regarding their global marketing and distribution activities
  • Regulatory advice to PATRIZIA’s regulated entities, in particular FCA regulatory
  • Drafting and negotiation of product related agreements between PATRIZIA group entities and external service providers (e.g. placement agent agreements, distribution agreements)
  • Answering legal and regulatory queries in relation to PATRIZIA’s international investment platforms (primarily UK, Luxembourg and Singapore), fund products, separate accounts, strategic partnerships and financing agreements
  • Align agreements with depositary banks
  • Steering of (international) external legal counsel

What we look for

  • Qualified solicitor with strong academics
  • Minimum 4 years PQE as a fund lawyer focussing on fund formation, fund and/or financial regulatory and distribution of alternative investment funds
  • Work experience at an international investment manager or law firm
  • Pre-existing knowledge and express willingness to learn about new areas of law (e.g. Luxembourg and Singapore regulatory law, international marketing laws)
  • Experience working with international investors
  • Strong analytical mindset, structure oriented and inter disciplinary thinking
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Independent and self-reliant, solution focused working style
  • Experience in project steering and transactional work
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Entrepreneurial, business savvy approach
  • Convincing and confident manner
  • Team player with strong intercultural skills and ability to solve conflicts
  • Very flexible and resilient
  • Fluent in English, other language skills (e.g. German) advantageous
  • Excellent knowledge of MS-Office

What we offer

  • Flexible working options
  • Skill building and learning opportunities, like courses and mentorship
  • Career progression and talent development programs
  • Health and well-being benefits, like virtual fitness classes
  • Competitive pay and paid time off, including holidays designated for volunteering

Sounds like you?

If you want to create a better tomorrow with us, we want to hear from you via our job portal ( Together, let's make a positive impact.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

At PATRIZIA, we are committed to leading the industry in how we advance the equity, diversity and inclusion of our global teams. The opinion and experience of each individual counts. With inherent trust in each other, we do our greatest work steeped in courage, integrity, optimism and tenacity.

Posted 54 days ago
Full time
About us
PATRIZIA: A leading partner for global real assets
With operations around the world, PATRIZIA has been offering investment opportunities in real estate and infrastructure assets for institutional, semi-professional and private investors for 38 years. PATRIZIA manages more than EUR 56 billion in assets and employs over 1,000 professionals at 28 locations worldwide. Through its PATRIZIA Foundation, PATRIZIA is committed to social responsibility. The Foundation has helped around 250,000 children in need worldwide gain access to education and thus, has given them the chance of a better life over the last 23 years. You can find further information at

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166 Sloane Street
SW1X 9QF London
London, United Kingdom

Simon Woolf