Legal & Compliance Officer – Geneva or Zurich

Our client is a Swiss-based Alternative Asset Manager specialized in private market funds and hedge funds.

Reporting to the Head of Legal & Compliance, he (or she) will be contributing to and managing day-to-day projects in the corporate and regulatory life of the Firm, incl. compliance monitoring and controls. He (or she) will be supporting the team members in various Legal & Compliance tasks related to collective investment schemes (mainly Luxembourg-based), managed accounts and investment advisory activities.

His main tasks will be :

. Supporting Head of L&C, COO, business and operating teams in all L&C tasks related to the Firm’s operations and activities, notably in the area of financial product and deal structuring and management ;

. Coordination with external corporate and tax lawyers on all corporate, tax and funds matters;

. Assistance, coordination and advice on legal & compliance matters related to collective investment schemes throughout their lifetime (creation, deployment, alternations, liquidation);

. Contract negotiation and review (IMA, NDA, service agreements, investment-related documentation, investor-related documentation);

. Review, coordination and assistance with respect to offering/regulatory and marketing literature for both liquid and illiquid alternative products;

. Support in all stages of regulatory projects: regulatory watch, impact assessment, implementation of new financial regulations – both Swiss and international;

Candidate profile :

With a Bachelor in Law (preferably) or in Finance, the ideal candidate will hold around 3 to 5 years (maximum) of legal or compliance experience in Asset Management/fund industry, ideally in private equity industry.

We are looking for a young candidate, « fast learner » & dynamic.

Strong knowledge of financial regulations, you will have gained problem solving, risk management as well as and project management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (native-speakers are welcome!).

Position ideally based in Zurich or Geneva.

Please send your application to Jerome Jouanneau-Courville at

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