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LUX-Junior Investment Funds Lawyer (start date between March and September 2021)

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Graduates & Law Students
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JR-1401 Requisition #

Who are we?

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms and the Luxembourg office is one of the leading players in the Luxembourg legal services market at the forefront of legal and regulatory development and involved in many of the most important transactions in Luxembourg. With around 110 lawyers and 10 Partners, the key areas of expertise of the Clifford Chance Luxembourg office include: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Corporate, Investment Funds, Tax, Litigation and Real Estate.

Our Investment Funds practice is a market leading practice covering the full range of funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure funds and registered funds. In addition, we also advise investors with their investments in such funds, including pension funds, insurance companies, funds of funds and many sovereign wealth and other supra-national institutions.

Our team is composed of 3 Partners and about 30 lawyers from diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Working languages are French, English and German.

In order to reinforce the team, we are seeking a highly motivated:

 

Junior Investment Funds Lawyer (M/F)

Permanent contract (CDI) 40 hours per week

 

What will you do?

As a member of our Investment Funds team, you will work on different Funds aspects such as:

  • Structuring and documenting regulated funds from pre-launching to post closing
  • Assisting service providers and developing relationship with them
  • Advising on distribution channels
  • Participating in corporate and transactional services
  • Advising, guiding and following up with clients on their matters in collaboration with your local and international Clifford Chance colleagues

 

What do you need to succeed?

Qualification

  • You successfully passed an academic degree in law, a specialised Master's degree (LL.M) would be an asset.

Experience  

  • You have 0-2 years experience in asset management (particularly in alternative investment funds) gained within a large local law firm or well-established international law firm (possibly during internships).

Knowledge  

  • Knowledge of Luxembourg investment fund structures (UCITS, SIFs, SICARs, RAIFs, unregulated funds) is a plus.
  • Experience in dealing with clients and providing advice with regards to Custody and administration matters.

Languages 

  • Fluency in French and English is mandatory. 
  • Any additional language skills (particularly in German and/or Luxembourgish) would be considered as an asset.

Soft Skills  

  • Dynamism, team spirit and communication skills are required qualities to progress in our stimulating environment.
  • Willingness to provide high service delivery for our clients
  • Collaborative spirit and eagerness to develop your legal and soft skills everyday

 

What are we offering you?

  • A dynamic and multicultural work environment to favour professional and personal development, working with top clients.
  • A friendly and collaborative working atmosphere, where you will have the chance to make a real difference through the way you work and the work you do
  • An individualized professional relationship with local and international clients allowing you to develop your network and knowledge
  • An opportunity to work with a knowledgeable and experienced team of lawyers receiving "on the job" guidance
  • A training program to further develop your legal and business skills and stay up-to-date on legal developments with our Clifford Chance Academy
  • A full support towards your qualification

 

Are you interested?

If you are interesting about this opportunity, don’t hesitate to upload your complete application in English or French online (CV, cover letter and academic transcripts). Uncomplete applications will not be processed.

Should your application be selected, you will be contacted for a first phone interview with the HR team.

At Clifford Chance, we are committed to treating all employees and job applicants fairly and equally. We have a number of initiatives and networks that support our aspiration to be the Global Law Firm of choice. These include our LGBT, Gender Parity, Ethnicity and Disability networks.

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