Legal Counsel

  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Private Equity

Our client is an independent private equity and infrastructure manager and advisor based in Zurich, Switzerland. Currently, they seek to add a Legal Counsel covering Private Equity Business to their team.

The role

  • Conduct legal due diligence on private equity, private debt and M&A transactions.
  • Negotiate side letters, arrange for subscription and closing documentation.
  • Negotiate and coordinate the legal documentation for secondary transactions and direct co-investments.
  • Coordinate the set up and optimisation of investment holding structures from a legal and tax perspective
  • Help set up and draft the documentation for client vehicles
  • Interact with external legal counsels in various jurisdictions
  • Support the investment team in all legal day-to-day matters.

Core Competences

  • University degree in law
  • 2 – 5 years of experience of working in a law firm (M&A, Corporate Law practice) or legal M&A teams of big 4 companies or as in-house legal counsel.
  • Strong drafting, negotiation and project management skills
  • Fluency in English and German Languages
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment to plan and manage a variety of projects and meet deadlines
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